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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 126 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 20 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.78% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.97% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 11
Average daily rate £360 £289 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -25.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
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
2341 2063 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.56% 80.43% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1405 1014
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 49 35
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 16 £370 +28.13% 8
South Yorkshire - 2 £288 - 2
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) Defect Tracking
3 19 (35.19%) Visual Studio
4 18 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 17 (31.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) ISEB
6 13 (24.07%) Finance
7 12 (22.22%) Selenium
7 12 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
9 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 9 (16.67%) QA
10 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.96%) Automation Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Appium
11 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
13 5 (9.26%) Defect Management
13 5 (9.26%) eggPlant
13 5 (9.26%) Functional Testing
13 5 (9.26%) Tableau

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Visual Studio
2 17 (31.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (22.22%) Selenium
4 7 (12.96%) Appium
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.26%) eggPlant
6 4 (7.41%) JIRA
7 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.85%) JMeter
9 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.85%) MSTest
9 1 (1.85%) QAComplete
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
1 23 (42.59%) Test Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Test Manager
3 11 (20.37%) Tester
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) ETL Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Manual Tester
8 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.85%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) SOAP
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) WSDL
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) XSD
3 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Defect Tracking
3 18 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 12 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) Automation Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Defect Management
8 5 (9.26%) ETL
8 5 (9.26%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Coaching
9 4 (7.41%) CRM
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.56%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) C
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) ISEB
2 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Tableau
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) HP
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 15 days ago