Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 75 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.36% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.96% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £400 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -18.78% +23.13%
10th Percentile £282 £298 £425
90th Percentile £455 £489 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £415 £425
% change year-on-year -9.64% -2.35% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £32.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 798 1145 930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 94.86% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 760 619
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +16.63% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in South Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in South Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Manager in South Yorkshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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 2 £363 -7.94%
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) YouTrack
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB