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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 70 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 18 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.51% 1.52% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.85% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 7
Median daily rate £400 £416 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
Test Management
Scotland

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
979 1350 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.34% 81.92% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 722 535
Median daily rate £378 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 August 2016.

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 August 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Retail
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Retail Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
6 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
6 4 (17.39%) SLA
6 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) SRDF
6 4 (17.39%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (17.39%) TADDM
7 3 (13.04%) V-Model
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Asset 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 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (60.87%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Retail
3 8 (34.78%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Test Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Build Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Defect Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) V-Model
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) TADDM
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) EMC
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Charles River
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft