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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 102 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing Test Management 25 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 1.42% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.02% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 10
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£333 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £320 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
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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
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Glasgow -12 13 £375 +13.20% 3
Edinburgh -5 10 £311 -18.36%
Stirling - 2 £288 -
Fife - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) ISEB
6 8 (19.05%) Oracle
6 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 8 (19.05%) Test Planning
7 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Banking
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) HP
8 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (14.29%) JIRA
8 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.90%) Zephyr
9 5 (11.90%) BDD
9 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) .NET
10 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
11 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Zephyr
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) MSTest
5 1 (2.38%) Toad
5 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Test Manager
2 14 (33.33%) Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.38%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Server Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
3 8 (19.05%) Test Planning
4 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) BDD
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.76%) Process Management
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 10 (23.81%) ISEB
3 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) EMIR
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Siebel
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
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