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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 90 59 86
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 35 85 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 2.60% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.74% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 49 27
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £370 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
UK

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
2167 3099 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.67% 94.94% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1613 1354
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.15 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
Edinburgh -34 20 £413 -2.94% 1
Glasgow +2 10 £400 -4.76%
Scottish Borders - 3 £350 -
Renfrewshire -8 1 £330 -
Dundee - 1 £405 -
Test Manager
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Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 38 (48.10%) Banking
2 35 (44.30%) Finance
3 31 (39.24%) Test Management
4 30 (37.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (37.97%) Test Strategy
5 23 (29.11%) Migration
5 23 (29.11%) Retail
6 22 (27.85%) Retail Banking
7 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
8 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.92%) ISTQB
10 10 (12.66%) Performance Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.39%) Asset Management
12 8 (10.13%) Front Office
12 8 (10.13%) ISEB
12 8 (10.13%) Software Testing
13 7 (8.86%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (8.86%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (8.86%) CRM
13 7 (8.86%) Windows
13 7 (8.86%) Defect Management
14 6 (7.59%) Charles River
14 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
14 6 (7.59%) People Management
14 6 (7.59%) Confluence
14 6 (7.59%) JIRA
15 5 (6.33%) QA

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 6 (7.59%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.80%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (1.27%) Capstone
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 4 (5.06%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.06%) WinRunner
3 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.80%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.27%) StarTeam
General
1 38 (48.10%) Banking
2 35 (44.30%) Finance
3 23 (29.11%) Retail
4 22 (27.85%) Retail Banking
5 8 (10.13%) Front Office
6 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.80%) Law
7 3 (3.80%) Legal
8 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.06%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Data Conversion
2 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.53%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) AIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Test Management
2 30 (37.97%) Test Strategy
2 30 (37.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (29.11%) Migration
4 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.66%) Performance Testing
6 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
7 9 (11.39%) Asset Management
8 8 (10.13%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.86%) CRM
9 7 (8.86%) Defect Management
9 7 (8.86%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (7.59%) People Management
11 5 (6.33%) Change Management
11 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
12 4 (5.06%) Project Management
12 4 (5.06%) Resource Management
12 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.13%) ISEB
3 4 (5.06%) MCITP
3 4 (5.06%) MCSA
3 4 (5.06%) MCSE
3 4 (5.06%) MCTS
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.06%) Netcool
3 3 (3.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Charles River
3 5 (6.33%) Citrix
4 4 (5.06%) Intel Security
4 4 (5.06%) Veritas
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) Actimize
7 1 (1.27%) Fidessa