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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 49 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 1.04% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.08% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £405 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £490
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 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.84%
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
563 742 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.81% 96.74% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 444 276
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) Finance
1 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (39.13%) Migration
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) ISEB
4 7 (30.43%) Test Management
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 6 (26.09%) Fund Accounting
5 6 (26.09%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Hi Portfolio
5 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
6 5 (21.74%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
9 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.70%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.70%) Asset Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Hi Portfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Fund Accounting
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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