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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 63 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 13 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.29% 1.58% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.93% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Median daily rate £400 £406 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +32.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
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
816 1401 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.79% 82.22% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 752 539
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (20.00%) SLA
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) SRDF
5 4 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (20.00%) TADDM
6 3 (15.00%) V-Model
6 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing

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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Front Office
5 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Build Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Defect Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) V-Model
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Contact Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) TADDM
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) EMC
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Charles River
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft