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 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 80 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£650 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +1.25%
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
1365 1216 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.01% 93.25% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 726 403
Average daily rate £351 £375 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £32.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 June 2015.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB
7 1 (8.33%) BCP
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) SCCM

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow