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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 136 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing Test Management 10 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.65% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 13
Average daily rate £431 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.25% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £239 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
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
2399 2451 1907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.85% 82.61% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1603 1258
Average daily rate £425 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -12 7 £456 +35.68% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Selenium
3 10 (30.30%) ISEB
4 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
6 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (21.21%) QA
6 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) CRM
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) JIRA
9 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle
10 3 (9.09%) Java
10 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 3 (9.09%) SOAP
10 3 (9.09%) Retail

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Appium
4 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.03%) QAComplete
6 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.03%) Testopia
6 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Tester
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) CRM Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Payroll Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Tester
8 1 (3.03%) UAT Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) WSDL
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) XSD
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
4 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
4 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) CRM
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
2 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) HP