The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Manager
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3083 2539 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1288 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 47 83
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Manager across the Scotland region.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Senior Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 20 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 £318 -
Senior Test Manager
UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title.

1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 14 (51.85%) Retail
3 13 (48.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
5 11 (40.74%) Retail Banking
5 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
6 10 (37.04%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Test Management
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
9 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.11%) Project Management
11 2 (7.41%) FileNet
11 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
11 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (7.41%) Content Management
11 2 (7.41%) Document Management
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (7.41%) eggPlant
11 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Content Management
11 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
11 2 (7.41%) Selenium
11 2 (7.41%) QlikView

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (7.41%) FileNet
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) eggPlant
General
1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 14 (51.85%) Retail
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
3 10 (37.04%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Test Management
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Content Management
8 2 (7.41%) Document Management
8 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) Change Control
9 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft