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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 107 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 12 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.94% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.18% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 15
Median daily rate £390 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.29% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £270 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £470 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.37% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Test Management
UK

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
1589 2287 2198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 79.33% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1202 1231
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Edinburgh +4 7 £325 +2.36%
Glasgow +11 2 £390 -3.10%
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
2 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Retail
5 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 8 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.58%) JIRA
7 7 (14.58%) Validation
7 7 (14.58%) Migration
8 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 6 (12.50%) C
8 6 (12.50%) CRM
8 6 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Confluence
9 5 (10.42%) 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 (10.42%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 4 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (27.08%) Banking
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Retail
4 8 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 3 (6.25%) Local Government
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Test Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Tester
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Defect Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Transformation
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Payroll Manager
6 2 (4.17%) UAT Manager
6 2 (4.17%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Velocity
2 1 (2.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.25%) Data Conversion
2 3 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
3 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
4 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 7 (14.58%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.58%) Validation
6 6 (12.50%) CRM
6 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 6 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C
3 4 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.33%) TADDM
2 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) EMC
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) Siebel
4 2 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Charles River
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) IronPort
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) ThinPrint
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Xerox