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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 64 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 14 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 1.39% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.93% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.20% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
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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
1055 828 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 72.13% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 434 230
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 (43.48%) Banking
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
6 3 (13.04%) QA
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) MSTest
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) SQL

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.70%) MSTest
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Test Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Fund Accounting
4 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
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