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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.18% 1.12% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.23% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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
521 571 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.13% 91.21% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 305 464
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £187 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £16.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Glasgow region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) ESRI
3 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) StarTeam

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 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas