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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 107 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Test Management 24 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.76% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.95% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
Average daily rate £325 £383 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 15 £369 +3.14%
Glasgow +7 3 £475 +17.28% 1
West Lothian - 2 £280 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £285 -
East Ayrshire - 2 £325 -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
3 18 (31.58%) Functional Testing
4 17 (29.82%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (28.07%) Waterfall
5 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
6 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
7 13 (22.81%) Banking
8 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (19.30%) ISTQB
8 11 (19.30%) QA
8 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (19.30%) SDLC
9 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.04%) Oracle
10 8 (14.04%) ISEB
11 7 (12.28%) Project Management
11 7 (12.28%) SQL
11 7 (12.28%) Windows
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL
12 6 (10.53%) Service Management
12 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Fund Accounting
12 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
12 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (8.77%) Disclosure Scotland
13 5 (8.77%) Compatibility Testing
13 5 (8.77%) System Testing
13 5 (8.77%) Selenium

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
1 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 3 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) HP UFT
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
1 5 (8.77%) Selenium
2 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.02%) JMeter
2 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Billing
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Test Manager
2 19 (33.33%) Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Tester
5 6 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Remedy Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) UAT Manager
7 4 (7.02%) UAT Test Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Remedy Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Functional Testing
3 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
3 16 (28.07%) Waterfall
4 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
5 11 (19.30%) SDLC
5 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.28%) Project Management
9 6 (10.53%) Fund Accounting
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Service Management
9 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
10 5 (8.77%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.77%) Migration
10 5 (8.77%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.04%) ISEB
3 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.26%) WCAG
4 2 (3.51%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) CA
3 4 (7.02%) Remedy
3 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.75%) Veeam
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
Glasgow
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Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago