The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 89 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £500 £488 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -9.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1465 1391 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.34% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 787 669
Average daily rate £400 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Manager across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Test Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Manager in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) Retail Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Charles River
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Front Office

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Retail Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Charles River