The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 121 108 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.66% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.88% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
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£293 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £371 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £34.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +9.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2266 1812 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.25% 74.29% 72.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1204 741
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 48 45
Average hourly rate £17.11 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Yorkshire region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Yorkshire region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -11 15 £293 +6.36% 3
North Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 17 (48.57%) ISEB
2 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
4 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (17.14%) Coaching
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Banking
8 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.43%) JIRA
9 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.43%) System Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Time Management
9 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
10 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.57%) HP
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
10 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Test Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) QA Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.86%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Testing Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.86%) OAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.86%) AS400
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Coaching
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
7 4 (11.43%) System Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Time Management
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
3 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
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