The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 65 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 68 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 0.98% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.08% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 15
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£413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £334 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2779 2408 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.82% 91.01% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1298 1134
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 58 71
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Scotland region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 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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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 +31 47 £400 -11.11% 2
Glasgow +2 17 £450 +26.31% 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Fife - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 90 (62.50%) Banking
2 81 (56.25%) Finance
3 59 (40.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 51 (35.42%) Test Management
5 46 (31.94%) Migration
6 40 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (27.08%) Retail
8 30 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (19.44%) Retail Banking
9 28 (19.44%) Test Strategy
10 22 (15.28%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (14.58%) QA
12 19 (13.19%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (13.19%) Analytics
13 17 (11.81%) Data Migration
13 17 (11.81%) ETL
14 11 (7.64%) Supplier Management
15 10 (6.94%) Project Management
15 10 (6.94%) ISEB
16 9 (6.25%) VMware
16 9 (6.25%) Test Scripting
17 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (5.56%) ISTQB
17 8 (5.56%) Investment Banking
17 8 (5.56%) HP UFT
17 8 (5.56%) SAS
17 8 (5.56%) Data Analytics
18 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (4.86%) Firewall
18 7 (4.86%) Agile Software Development

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (1.39%) FileNet
2 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Firewall
2 4 (2.78%) ATM
3 1 (0.69%) GSM
3 1 (0.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.39%) QlikView
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.39%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.39%) JIRA
3 2 (1.39%) Selenium
3 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 90 (62.50%) Banking
2 81 (56.25%) Finance
3 39 (27.08%) Retail
4 28 (19.44%) Retail Banking
5 8 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.78%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) Java EE
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.08%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.69%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Windows
2 3 (2.08%) Android
2 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.39%) UNIX
4 1 (0.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 51 (35.42%) Test Management
3 46 (31.94%) Migration
4 40 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (19.44%) Test Strategy
6 19 (13.19%) Non-Functional Testing
6 19 (13.19%) Analytics
7 17 (11.81%) Data Migration
7 17 (11.81%) ETL
8 11 (7.64%) Supplier Management
9 10 (6.94%) Project Management
10 9 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 8 (5.56%) Data Analytics
12 7 (4.86%) Integration Testing
12 7 (4.86%) System Testing
12 7 (4.86%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.86%) Performance Testing
13 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.17%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 4 (2.78%) SQL
2 3 (2.08%) C
3 1 (0.69%) COBOL
3 1 (0.69%) Perl
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
3 1 (0.69%) VBScript
3 1 (0.69%) VB
3 1 (0.69%) VBA
3 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) ISEB
2 8 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (15.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (6.25%) VMware
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle
3 4 (2.78%) Avaloq
4 3 (2.08%) Veeam
5 2 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (0.69%) Informatica
6 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos
6 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.69%) Teradata
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