The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 72 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 12 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.37% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.92% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £344 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) ISEB
6 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 5 (20.83%) Zephyr
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) System Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (12.50%) Product Management
9 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
1 5 (20.83%) Zephyr
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Release Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Product Management
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.33%) Process Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Business Objects