The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 125 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 20 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 1.01% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.07% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 9
Median daily rate £400 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2814 2805 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.70% 94.83% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1900 1356
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 121 119
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Yorkshire region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the Yorkshire region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -16 10 £425 +5.59% 3
South Yorkshire +1 6 £400 -11.11%
North Yorkshire - 1 £270 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 13 (25.49%) Test Management
5 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
6 10 (19.61%) QA
7 9 (17.65%) Selenium
7 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 9 (17.65%) CRM
8 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.73%) ISEB
9 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Java
10 6 (11.76%) Migration
10 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.80%) Coaching
11 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
11 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
12 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.84%) V-Model
12 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.84%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (7.84%) SDLC
12 4 (7.84%) Defect Management
13 3 (5.88%) System Integration Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Confluence
1 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Appium
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.92%) Ranorex
4 2 (3.92%) Testopia
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) IVR
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 13 (25.49%) Test Management
5 9 (17.65%) CRM
5 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.76%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Coaching
9 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.84%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.84%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (7.84%) SDLC
10 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.84%) V-Model
11 3 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Citrix
2 2 (3.92%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle