The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 58 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 16 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.78% 3.50% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 3.76% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 16
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £284 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £34.28
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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
856 798 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.32% 93.01% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 374 339
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £158.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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 31 August 2015.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 12 (37.50%) Test Management
3 12 (37.50%) Banking
4 10 (31.25%) Supplier Management
5 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.88%) QA
6 7 (21.88%) ETL
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Retail
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
8 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
9 4 (12.50%) Avaloq
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (12.50%) Wealth Management
10 3 (9.38%) ISEB
10 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
11 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.25%) SQL
11 2 (6.25%) .NET

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 12 (37.50%) Test Management
3 10 (31.25%) Supplier Management
4 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) ETL
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (12.50%) Wealth Management
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) Change Management
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.25%) RUP
10 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Avaloq
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft