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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 105 98 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Management 30 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 1.25% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.53% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 12
Median daily rate £400 £406 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
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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
2062 2613 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.15% 81.55% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1321 1152
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 34
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +5 11 £400 +23.07% 1
Edinburgh -16 10 £438 +4.47%
Scottish Borders - 5 £350 -
Renfrewshire -17 3 £265 -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 19 (41.30%) Banking
2 14 (30.43%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) Retail
4 10 (21.74%) Retail Banking
4 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
5 9 (19.57%) Migration
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Defect Management
7 7 (15.22%) JIRA
8 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (13.04%) Functional Testing
8 6 (13.04%) QA
8 6 (13.04%) SQL
8 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.87%) Internet
9 5 (10.87%) CRM
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (10.87%) Test Planning
9 5 (10.87%) People Management
9 5 (10.87%) Confluence
10 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (8.70%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (41.30%) Banking
2 14 (30.43%) Finance
3 10 (21.74%) Retail
3 10 (21.74%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Test Manager
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) UAT Manager
2 6 (13.04%) UAT Test Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Tester
4 3 (6.52%) Payroll Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Programme Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Programme Test Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Build Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Defect Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Tester
5 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Data Conversion
1 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
2 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
3 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
3 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Defect Management
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 5 (10.87%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (10.87%) People Management
6 5 (10.87%) Test Planning
7 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) V-Model
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C
3 3 (6.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) XenApp
1 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) IronPort
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) ThinPrint
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Xerox