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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 1.09% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.31% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £308 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.61% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
715 1218 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.52% 83.14% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 643 621
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.13 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% -4.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £59.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Velocity
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Local Government
6 1 (10.00%) Northgate
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (10.00%) GIS
6 1 (10.00%) Java

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
1 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Northgate
1 1 (10.00%) TSYS