The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 49 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.01% 1.49% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.54% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
614 842 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.75% 96.67% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 420 348
Median daily rate £330 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 17
Median hourly rate £10.00 £27.44 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.55% +61.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £51.00 £126.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Glasgow region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Glasgow region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Test Management
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
3 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) CRM
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) Confluence
6 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 4 (18.18%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Hi Portfolio
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Fund Accounting
7 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
8 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Conversion
8 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (22.73%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Hi Portfolio
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Front Office
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.09%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Test Management
2 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Actimize
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle