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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 98 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 22 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.94% 1.35% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.81% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 29
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£275 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £355 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -3.70%
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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
1740 1653 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.98% 74.43% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 905 1053
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 51
Average hourly rate £15.69 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.40% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +3 20 £275 +3.77% 7
South Yorkshire +6 2 £275 -21.42% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 13 (33.33%) ISEB
2 12 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) ISTQB
4 9 (23.08%) QA
4 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 8 (20.51%) Selenium
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) SOAP
6 7 (17.95%) Web Services
6 7 (17.95%) Finance
6 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.38%) C#
7 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (12.82%) BDD
8 5 (12.82%) MySQL
8 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.26%) MSTest
9 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) Retail

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.69%) DVB
1 3 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 4 (10.26%) MSTest
3 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) TestDirector
4 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) UAT Manager
7 2 (5.13%) UAT Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) SOAP
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) Ajax
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) ODBC
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.56%) WF
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) IPTV
1 3 (7.69%) Video on Demand
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) iSeries
2 2 (5.13%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) MPEG
2 2 (5.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) GIS
3 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (12.82%) BDD
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) ATDD
8 3 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.69%) User Stories
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) VBScript
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Tcl
5 2 (5.13%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISEB
2 11 (28.21%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Capita
3 2 (5.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) Kofax
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago