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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 43 54
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 2.40% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.61% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 3
Median daily rate - £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
465 612 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.90% 91.75% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 341 401
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Median hourly rate £15.89 £33.36 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.36% +111.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas