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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 97 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing Test Management 40 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 0.91% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.17% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 14
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£406 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £235 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £489 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -16.92%
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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
2541 2145 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.03% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1130 899
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £165.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh +7 25 £419 +52.27%
Glasgow +7 7 £325 -13.33% 1
Dundee -9 4 - - 1
Fife - 3 £275 -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Stirling +1 1 - -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 43 (51.19%) Banking
2 42 (50.00%) Finance
3 28 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (29.76%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (29.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (26.19%) Migration
6 20 (23.81%) Retail
7 19 (22.62%) Test Scripting
8 17 (20.24%) Retail Banking
9 14 (16.67%) Windows
10 11 (13.10%) Performance Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Test Strategy
11 10 (11.90%) Test Planning
11 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (11.90%) C
11 10 (11.90%) Project Management
11 10 (11.90%) HP UFT
12 9 (10.71%) ISEB
12 9 (10.71%) C++
12 9 (10.71%) Device Driver
12 9 (10.71%) ISTQB
13 8 (9.52%) QA
13 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (9.52%) WinDbg
14 7 (8.33%) System Testing
15 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
15 6 (7.14%) Fund Accounting
15 6 (7.14%) Change Management
15 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.38%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) ATM
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) HP UFT
2 8 (9.52%) WinDbg
3 4 (4.76%) JIRA
3 4 (4.76%) TestDirector
4 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 43 (51.19%) Banking
2 42 (50.00%) Finance
3 20 (23.81%) Retail
4 17 (20.24%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (65.48%) Test Manager
2 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Senior Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Test Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
5 4 (4.76%) UAT Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Tester
7 2 (2.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.38%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (1.19%) Senior Business Manager
8 1 (1.19%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (1.19%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (1.19%) Test Project Manager
8 1 (1.19%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.19%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Device Driver
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Android
2 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (29.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (26.19%) Migration
4 19 (22.62%) Test Scripting
5 11 (13.10%) Performance Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Project Management
6 10 (11.90%) Test Strategy
6 10 (11.90%) Test Planning
7 8 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.33%) System Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Fund Accounting
9 6 (7.14%) Change Management
9 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.95%) V-Model
10 5 (5.95%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Service Management
10 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) C
2 9 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.38%) SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) ISEB
1 9 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (29.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) VMware
1 4 (4.76%) Avaloq
2 3 (3.57%) Veeam
3 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix
4 1 (1.19%) Siebel
4 1 (1.19%) AppSense
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