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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 110 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 15 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 1.28% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.72% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 25
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£263 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £321 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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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
1860 1683 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.56% 74.34% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 996 775
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 72
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -15 15 £263 -33.33% 8
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Test Management
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (40.43%) Performance Testing
2 14 (29.79%) Test Scripting
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) SOAP
4 12 (25.53%) .NET
4 12 (25.53%) ISEB
5 10 (21.28%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) SQL
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle
5 10 (21.28%) Performance Management
5 10 (21.28%) Statistical Analysis
5 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
5 10 (21.28%) User Experience
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (19.15%) Ajax
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (19.15%) ODBC
6 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (19.15%) HTTP
7 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
7 8 (17.02%) Java
7 8 (17.02%) Banking
7 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
7 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
8 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (14.89%) QA
9 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Software Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle ODI
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
2 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.77%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.51%) MSTest
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.26%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
1 16 (34.04%) Test Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Tester
3 11 (23.40%) Test Manager
4 9 (19.15%) Head of Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.26%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.26%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Performance Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (2.13%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) SOAP
2 12 (25.53%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) Ajax
3 9 (19.15%) ODBC
4 5 (10.64%) Web Services
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Performance Testing
2 14 (29.79%) Test Scripting
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Performance Management
4 10 (21.28%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) ATDD
8 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.51%) ETL
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.38%) System Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
2 8 (17.02%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) ISEB
2 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Kofax
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