The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 129 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.87% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.93% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
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£390 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £322 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £549 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £34.75
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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
2694 2367 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.67% 93.78% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1787 1511 912
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 121 105
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +12.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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 -16 12 £390 -1.88% 6
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 17 (50.00%) Test Management
2 11 (32.35%) ISEB
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
4 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
4 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
5 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) QA
6 7 (20.59%) Coaching
7 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (14.71%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) Banking
9 4 (11.76%) HP
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.76%) Time Management
9 4 (11.76%) SDLC
10 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
11 2 (5.88%) CRM

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) HP Helion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Billing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Test Management
2 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
3 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Coaching
6 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Time Management
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
9 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
10 2 (5.88%) Release Management
10 2 (5.88%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
3 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk
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