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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 138 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 10 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 1.57% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.94% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 39 16
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £490 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
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
2459 2576 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.96% 80.70% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1801 1152
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.45 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 August 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 August 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 -33 8 £263 -29.05% 4
South Yorkshire -3 2 £449 +35.90% 1
Test Management
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 12 (52.17%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (43.48%) ISEB
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
6 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (21.74%) System Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Automation 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 (8.70%) LiveCycle
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) Appium
4 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.35%) Testopia
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Test Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) OAT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) System Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel
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