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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 57 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 3.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 3.63% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.00
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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
827 772 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.06% 93.69% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 358 368
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £27.44 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.41% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £142.60 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Banking
2 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Test Management
3 10 (35.71%) Supplier Management
3 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
5 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Wealth Management
7 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Avaloq
8 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) ISEB
9 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (7.14%) JIRA
9 2 (7.14%) QA
10 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
10 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.57%) VME

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Management
2 10 (35.71%) Supplier Management
2 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Avaloq