The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 9 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 1.21% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.48% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 6
Median daily rate £356 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £265 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £399
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
682 1152 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.97% 81.93% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 600 564
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 11 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Retail
5 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SRDF
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) IBM
7 4 (19.05%) EMC
7 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
7 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
7 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (19.05%) TADDM
8 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (14.29%) ISEB
9 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
9 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Validation
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) Front Office
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Test Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Defect Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Finance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CGI
1 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) TADDM
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) EMC
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Charles River
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Northgate
2 1 (4.76%) TSYS