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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 49 52 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 16 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.87% 1.55% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.65% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £34.75
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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
807 666 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.50% 94.07% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 364 444
Average daily rate £353 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 18
Average hourly rate £23.46 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.32% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 11 (42.31%) Test Management
4 10 (38.46%) Supplier Management
4 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
6 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) ETL
8 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Avaloq
9 4 (15.38%) ISEB
9 4 (15.38%) Wealth Management
9 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
10 3 (11.54%) JIRA
10 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
10 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) System Testing
10 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
11 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
12 1 (3.85%) QA
12 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
12 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
12 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Conversion
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Management
2 10 (38.46%) Supplier Management
2 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Wealth Management
7 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.54%) System Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Project Management
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Avaloq
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