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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 68 32 68
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 19 65 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 3.90% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 4.11% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 7
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
1135 1583 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.68% 94.96% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 848 616
Median daily rate £398 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 31 (70.45%) Banking
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Retail
4 18 (40.91%) Retail Banking
5 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 15 (34.09%) Test Management
7 13 (29.55%) Migration
8 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Front Office
9 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
10 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.64%) Charles River
10 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
12 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
12 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
12 4 (9.09%) ISEB
12 4 (9.09%) Markit EDM
13 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
13 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
13 3 (6.82%) Internet
13 3 (6.82%) Law
13 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
13 3 (6.82%) V-Model
13 3 (6.82%) Software Testing

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 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.27%) Capstone
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (70.45%) Banking
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Retail
4 18 (40.91%) Retail Banking
5 7 (15.91%) Front Office
6 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
7 3 (6.82%) Law
8 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
1 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (34.09%) Test Management
3 13 (29.55%) Migration
4 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.82%) V-Model
8 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) Defect Management
9 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (2.27%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Charles River
2 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle