The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 19 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.44% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.54% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 20
Median daily rate £425 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £390 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
1594 2468 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.68% 93.34% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1331 1342
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.26 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +19.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.35 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +22 17 £425 - 1
Fife - 1 - -
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 15 (44.12%) Banking
2 14 (41.18%) Test Management
3 13 (38.24%) Retail
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Retail Banking
6 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Windows
10 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) MS Office
10 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
11 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
11 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland

Test Manager Skill Set
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 (2.94%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (44.12%) Banking
2 13 (38.24%) Retail
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
1 1 (2.94%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Test Management
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
3 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
7 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Charles River
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) ESRI
3 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) TSYS
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas