The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 79 38 74
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 16 51 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 3.55% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 3.73% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 4
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1266 1367 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.55% 95.13% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 721 741
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 35
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Edinburgh region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 39 (81.25%) Banking
2 31 (64.58%) Finance
3 26 (54.17%) Retail
3 26 (54.17%) Retail Banking
4 24 (50.00%) Migration
5 21 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 10 (20.83%) Test Management
8 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Front Office
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.33%) Charles River
9 4 (8.33%) Markit EDM
9 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
9 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.25%) Puppet
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.25%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.17%) Defect Management
11 2 (4.17%) Functional Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Analytics
11 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (4.17%) Test Planning
11 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.17%) Coaching

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) CICS
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.08%) Capstone
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (81.25%) Banking
2 31 (64.58%) Finance
3 26 (54.17%) Retail
3 26 (54.17%) Retail Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Front Office
5 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.17%) Law
7 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) HPUX
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Migration
2 21 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 10 (20.83%) Test Management
5 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.17%) Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.17%) V-Model
8 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Charles River
2 1 (2.08%) Fidessa
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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