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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 69 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 1.28% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.76% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£343 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £341 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+64.28% +3.70%
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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
934 797 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.20% 72.79% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 381 346
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 21
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (13.33%) Process Management
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Zephyr
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (13.33%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
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