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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 133 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 12 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 1.13% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.42% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 10
Median daily rate £450 £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +1.66%
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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
2398 2323 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 79.75% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 1090
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.35 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +25.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Glasgow +8 5 £400 -27.27%
Edinburgh -24 5 £500 +25.00%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Banking
4 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (20.51%) QA
7 7 (17.95%) Migration
7 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
7 7 (17.95%) JIRA
8 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.38%) Selenium
8 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
8 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 6 (15.38%) BDD
8 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
9 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
9 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
9 5 (12.82%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle
10 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland

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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Test Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Tester
4 5 (12.82%) UAT Manager
4 5 (12.82%) UAT Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Migration Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) QA Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.13%) REST
2 2 (5.13%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.95%) Migration
5 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.38%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.82%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
7 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (7.69%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow