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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 129 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 16 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.78% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.94% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 11
Median daily rate £350 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £247 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -10.29%
Test Management
England

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
2367 2439 1846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.48% 82.71% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1712 1222
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 57
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.39 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 15 £331 -17.18% 5
South Yorkshire - 1 £497 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) ISEB
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) QA
4 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 5 (17.86%) JIRA
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) CRM
7 5 (17.86%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) System Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (10.71%) Retail
9 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Appium
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.57%) Testopia
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Test Manager
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) CRM Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) UAT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Finance Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) OAT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) System Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle