The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 1.12% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.36% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 7
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £273 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1420 2128 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.17% 82.23% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1138 1244
Median daily rate £378 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Scotland region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 6 £425 +4.61%
Glasgow 0 1 - -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Velocity
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) ATDD
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) GIS
6 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
6 3 (17.65%) Local Government
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (11.76%) Siebel
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Local Government
5 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Velocity
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) ATDD
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Siebel
2 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Northgate
2 1 (5.88%) TSYS