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 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 97 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Management 53 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.66% 0.83% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.09% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 19
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£350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £316 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £57.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +64.28%
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
2506 1839 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.68% 76.43% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1145 923
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 53 76
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £10.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 2015.

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 September 2015. 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 +6 49 £360 +33.95% 7
South Yorkshire -10 3 £330 +20.00%
East Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 22 (31.88%) Visual Studio
4 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (27.54%) Test Strategy
5 18 (26.09%) SQL
5 18 (26.09%) Finance
6 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (23.19%) E-Commerce
6 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (21.74%) Selenium
7 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.29%) ISEB
8 14 (20.29%) Manual Testing
9 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
10 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
10 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (14.49%) Tableau
10 10 (14.49%) eggPlant
11 9 (13.04%) JIRA
11 9 (13.04%) ETL
11 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
12 8 (11.59%) Project Management
12 8 (11.59%) Programme Management
12 8 (11.59%) QA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Visual Studio
2 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (21.74%) Selenium
4 10 (14.49%) eggPlant
5 9 (13.04%) JIRA
6 7 (10.14%) Appium
7 5 (7.25%) HP UFT
7 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.35%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.90%) MSTest
10 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Test Manager
2 26 (37.68%) Analyst
3 24 (34.78%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Tester
5 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.90%) UAT Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Business Manager
9 1 (1.45%) SAP Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Senior Business Manager
9 1 (1.45%) UAT Test Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Programme Test Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.90%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) SOAP
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) XSD
4 1 (1.45%) WSDL
4 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) IVR
1 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 19 (27.54%) Test Strategy
3 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (23.19%) E-Commerce
4 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.29%) Manual Testing
6 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
6 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.04%) ETL
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.59%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.25%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (7.25%) System Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Coaching
10 4 (5.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) ISEB
2 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.80%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) APMP
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Tableau
3 3 (4.35%) HP
3 3 (4.35%) Capita
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
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