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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 72 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.56% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.62% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 7
Average daily rate £450 £376 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £440 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
1359 1295 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.07% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 701 541
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 39 (66.10%) Finance
2 34 (57.63%) Banking
3 20 (33.90%) Retail
3 20 (33.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (33.90%) Test Strategy
4 17 (28.81%) Retail Banking
5 16 (27.12%) Migration
5 16 (27.12%) Test Management
6 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.95%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing
8 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
8 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.86%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.17%) Functional Testing
9 6 (10.17%) FATCA
9 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Information Assurance
9 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.17%) ISEB
10 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Coaching
10 5 (8.47%) Defect Management
10 5 (8.47%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 4 (6.78%) Data Extraction
11 4 (6.78%) Data Analytics

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) CICS
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) PaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.08%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (66.10%) Finance
2 34 (57.63%) Banking
3 20 (33.90%) Retail
4 17 (28.81%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.78%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) AIX
1 1 (1.69%) HPUX
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Test Strategy
1 20 (33.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (27.12%) Migration
2 16 (27.12%) Test Management
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.95%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing
5 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.17%) Functional Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Information Assurance
6 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 5 (8.47%) Coaching
7 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Defect Management
8 4 (6.78%) Analytics
8 4 (6.78%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.17%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) FATCA
2 4 (6.78%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) HP
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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