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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 56 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 1.39% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.45% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 12
Median daily rate £425 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £289 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
877 1446 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.59% 95.70% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 710 761
Median daily rate £400 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +61.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 17 (53.13%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Retail
2 13 (40.63%) Test Management
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Retail Banking
4 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.38%) ISEB
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
10 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 2 (6.25%) Front Office
10 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
10 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
10 2 (6.25%) Charles River
10 2 (6.25%) ITIL

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 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (53.13%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Retail
3 11 (34.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Test Management
2 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (3.13%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Charles River
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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