Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Management
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.37% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
South Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +9.59% +32.73%
10th Percentile £341 £368 £315
90th Percentile £462 £488 £492
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £388 £330
% change year-on-year -12.90% +17.42% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £32.00

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 680 950 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.03% 80.10% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 646 576
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.13%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in South Yorkshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Management in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in South Yorkshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in South Yorkshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +11 3 £394 -1.56%
Test Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Protractor
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Finance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) HR Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Payroll Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow