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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 66 83 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Test Management 21 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.51% 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.33% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Average daily rate
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£420 £235 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.72% -47.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £236 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £34.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +9.67%
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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
1090 917 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.19% 73.65% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 564 294
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 21 (52.50%) Banking
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (35.00%) Migration
4 14 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (30.00%) Retail
6 11 (27.50%) Retail Banking
7 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.00%) QA
11 6 (15.00%) Fund Accounting
11 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
12 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
13 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (10.00%) System Testing
13 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
13 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 4 (10.00%) Change Management
13 4 (10.00%) ISEB
14 3 (7.50%) TestDirector
14 3 (7.50%) Scrum
14 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
14 3 (7.50%) Release Management
14 3 (7.50%) Open Source
14 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
14 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.50%) TestDirector
3 2 (5.00%) MSTest
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (52.50%) Banking
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) Retail
4 11 (27.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Test Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) QA Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (7.50%) UAT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Junior
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.50%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (35.00%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Fund Accounting
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Release Management
8 3 (7.50%) Open Source
8 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Veeam
1 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP
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