Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 180 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 -42 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 21 20 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.37% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.44% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 69
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +17.42% +20.00%
10th Percentile £255 £253 £255
90th Percentile £488 £481 £500
England median daily rate £422 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.07% +1.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £32.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -30.43%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3659 4525 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.39% 84.06% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 2948 3528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.41
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Yorkshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Yorkshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Yorkshire

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Yorkshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire +16 14 £265 -11.67% 6
South Yorkshire +16 3 £394 -1.56%
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Test Management
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 7 (33.33%) User Stories
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 6 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (23.81%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) JIRA
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) HP
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
1 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
1 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.76%) Burp Suite
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Protractor
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Test Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Manual Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Finance Manager
7 1 (4.76%) HR Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Fintech
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) User Stories
5 6 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow