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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 52 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.09% 1.36% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.42% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £340 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
776 1335 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 678 670
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 13 (54.17%) Banking
2 12 (50.00%) Retail
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) Retail Banking
4 10 (41.67%) Test Management
5 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
10 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
10 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (8.33%) Front Office
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (8.33%) Charles River
10 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 1 (4.17%) MiFID
11 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
11 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (4.17%) Automated 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (54.17%) Banking
2 12 (50.00%) Retail
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.33%) Front Office
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Test Management
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Charles River
2 1 (4.17%) TSYS