The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 104 102
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.90% 0.84% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.87% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1409 1960 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 96.31% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3164 4937 5415
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 132 252
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -1.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Manager in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Manager in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Leeds +20 9 £498 +24.37% 2
Bradford +11 3 £425 -
Halifax +7 2 £399 -6.11% 1
Test Manager
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Retail
4 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (29.17%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
9 3 (12.50%) Test Management
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.33%) System Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) MSTest
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
5 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Test Management
9 2 (8.33%) Data Management
9 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) HP
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Google
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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