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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 98 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Management 21 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.19% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.58% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 24
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£275 £319 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
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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
1830 1649 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.50% 75.50% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 922 1063
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 66 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 17 £269 -2.27% 8
South Yorkshire +8 2 £275 -21.42%
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) ISEB
4 10 (28.57%) .NET
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) SOAP
4 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) QA
6 8 (22.86%) Selenium
6 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Integration Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) ODBC
8 6 (17.14%) HTTP
8 6 (17.14%) Ajax
8 6 (17.14%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (17.14%) User Experience
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (14.29%) BDD
9 5 (14.29%) SoapUI

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DVB
2 2 (5.71%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) MSTest
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
5 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
1 10 (28.57%) SOAP
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) ODBC
3 6 (17.14%) Ajax
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.86%) WF
6 1 (2.86%) LAMP
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) MPEG
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) IPTV
4 1 (2.86%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Integration Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
7 5 (14.29%) BDD
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) ATDD
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.57%) Fault Management
9 3 (8.57%) System Testing
9 3 (8.57%) User Stories
9 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.57%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Tcl
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ISEB
2 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Remedy
3 2 (5.71%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Kofax
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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