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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 99 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 28 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.02% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.35% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 17
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£315 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £340 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £62.75
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -52.19%
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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
1940 1703 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.60% 75.59% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1019 916
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 66
Average hourly rate £16.34 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 £333 -16.87% 5
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
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England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 20 (40.82%) Performance Testing
2 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
3 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 13 (26.53%) SOAP
4 12 (24.49%) .NET
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) ISEB
6 10 (20.41%) Statistical Analysis
6 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
6 10 (20.41%) Performance Management
6 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
6 10 (20.41%) User Experience
7 9 (18.37%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (18.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (18.37%) QA
7 9 (18.37%) Ajax
7 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 9 (18.37%) ODBC
7 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (18.37%) HTTP
8 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
8 8 (16.33%) Java
8 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
8 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Banking
10 6 (12.24%) Selenium

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) DVB
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle ODI
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
2 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.24%) Selenium
4 5 (10.20%) JIRA
5 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.16%) MSTest
5 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Banking
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
1 18 (36.73%) Test Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Test Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Head of Testing
3 9 (18.37%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.08%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) SOAP
2 12 (24.49%) .NET
3 9 (18.37%) Ajax
3 9 (18.37%) ODBC
4 6 (12.24%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.04%) LAMP
7 1 (2.04%) Middleware
7 1 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.04%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) AS400
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) MPEG
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.04%) iSeries
3 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.04%) IPTV
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Performance Testing
2 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Statistical Analysis
4 10 (20.41%) Performance Management
5 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
5 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.16%) System Testing
8 4 (8.16%) ATDD
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.16%) ETL
8 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Tcl
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) ISEB
2 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) Kofax
4 1 (2.04%) Capita
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