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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 56 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 1.31% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.36% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 18
Median daily rate £348 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £297 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £393
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.00%
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
554 884 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.03% 96.72% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 444 405
Median daily rate £338 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £52.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +232.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 10 (55.56%) Test Management
2 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) CRM
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) Confluence
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) Data Conversion
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) HP
8 2 (11.11%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management

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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Test Management
2 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
8 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Actimize
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) ESRI
3 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas