The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 103 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 25 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.81% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.16% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Average daily rate
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£293 £376 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.25% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £316 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £459 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2082 1729 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 70.34% 64.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 865 809
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Test Management
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -23 12 £275 -32.92% 1
Glasgow 0 6 £375 +17.18%
Stirling -1 4 £385 +54.00% 2
Fife - - - -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (41.30%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
3 13 (28.26%) Finance
4 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Integration Testing
5 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
5 11 (23.91%) ISEB
6 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.74%) Scrum
7 9 (19.57%) Banking
7 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
8 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
9 6 (13.04%) JIRA
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 6 (13.04%) TDD
10 5 (10.87%) Retail
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
10 5 (10.87%) Zephyr
10 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.70%) BDD
11 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.70%) DevOps
11 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
11 4 (8.70%) .NET
11 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.52%) Service Management
12 3 (6.52%) HP

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Data Mining
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Zephyr
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Test Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Test Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Release Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (4.35%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) JSP
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (6.52%) Credit Risk
1 3 (6.52%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
2 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (23.91%) Integration Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) Scrum
5 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.70%) BDD
8 4 (8.70%) DevOps
9 3 (6.52%) Product Management
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.52%) System Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Service Management
10 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
1 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) ISEB
1 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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