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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / Yorkshire
Rank 117 130 119
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 9 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.42% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.52% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
Median daily rate £365 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% -1.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.54 - £41.72

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2301 2187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.53% 81.05% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 1562 1414
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Test Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
West Yorkshire +15 8 £365 -16.57% 4
South Yorkshire -3 1 £425 +47.82% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (47.37%) QA
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) JMeter
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

Test Management
Top Related 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.53%) Appium
5 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) Mockito
5 2 (10.53%) TestNG
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) ERP Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Finance Manager
4 2 (10.53%) HR Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Symfony
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
1 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
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