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 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 10 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.67% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 15
Median daily rate £475 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +32.86% +17.21%  

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 1699 2399 2475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.44% 86.51% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 1668 1729
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 55
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +10 8 £463 +39.62% 9
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) QA
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
5 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (31.58%) Selenium
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (21.05%) BDD
8 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
8 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) JIRA
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) ISEB
9 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Finance

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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) LiveCycle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) Appium
4 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) JMeter
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Quality Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Tester
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
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 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
4 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
8 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk