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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 62 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Management 20 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 1.39% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.92% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£460 £210 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £202 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £342 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 - £33.25
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
1113 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (18.75%) ISEB
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) Fund Accounting
9 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
9 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (6.25%) Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
10 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.25%) Release Management
10 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.25%) Degree
10 2 (6.25%) Change Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.13%) MSTest
General
1 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) Retail
4 8 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Test Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
3 3 (9.38%) UAT Test Manager
3 3 (9.38%) UAT Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Junior
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) VBScript
1 1 (3.13%) VB
1 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) HP
1 1 (3.13%) Cloudera