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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 109 70 102
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 48 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 2.16% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 2.30% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 12
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£415 £385 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £436 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 - £32.50
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
2271 2088 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.92% 94.05% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 1222 945
Average daily rate £355 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 91 171
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £37.50
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
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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -38 10 £435 +16.00% 8
South Yorkshire -2 3 £400 +12.28% 3
North Yorkshire +2 2 £415 +6.41%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (44.00%) Test Management
2 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (20.00%) ISEB
5 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) System Testing
8 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (8.00%) Agresso
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) C#
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (44.00%) Test Management
2 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
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