The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 61 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 1.51% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.63% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £377 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £345 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
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
1133 1044 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 92.64% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 464 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Test Management
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Retail
7 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
7 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
8 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.70%) Degree

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.70%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) CA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago