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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 68 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Management 25 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 0.94% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.18% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £273 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £440 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £57.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +64.28%
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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
1321 933 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.34% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 512 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 30 (63.83%) Banking
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 18 (38.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (34.04%) Retail
4 16 (34.04%) Migration
4 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (27.66%) Retail Banking
6 12 (25.53%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (21.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (17.02%) HP UFT
9 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
10 6 (12.77%) QA
10 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
11 5 (10.64%) Service Management
11 5 (10.64%) Change Management
11 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.64%) Fund Accounting
12 4 (8.51%) Android
12 4 (8.51%) System Testing
12 4 (8.51%) VMware
12 4 (8.51%) Project Management
12 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
12 4 (8.51%) ATM
12 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
13 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
13 3 (6.38%) Analytics
13 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
13 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) ATM
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) HP UFT
2 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
3 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 30 (63.83%) Banking
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 16 (34.04%) Retail
4 13 (27.66%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Test Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Senior Test Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (6.38%) UAT Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Tester
6 1 (2.13%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.13%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Android
1 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Migration
2 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.28%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
6 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.64%) Fund Accounting
6 5 (10.64%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Change Management
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) System Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.38%) Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) VMware
2 3 (6.38%) Veeam
3 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
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