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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 97 61 91
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 38 83 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 2.60% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.73% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 21
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £367 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +3.43%
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
2381 3036 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.19% 95.11% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1534 1367
Median daily rate £350 £352 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -49 17 £475 +11.76% 2
Glasgow +10 13 £400 -11.11%
Scottish Borders - 5 £350 -
Renfrewshire -19 2 £316 -
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 44 (52.38%) Banking
2 38 (45.24%) Finance
3 32 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (35.71%) Test Management
4 30 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 26 (30.95%) Migration
6 25 (29.76%) Retail
6 25 (29.76%) Retail Banking
7 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 11 (13.10%) Performance Testing
8 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.10%) ISTQB
9 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
9 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 8 (9.52%) Asset Management
11 8 (9.52%) ISEB
11 8 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Windows
12 7 (8.33%) Defect Management
13 6 (7.14%) People Management
13 6 (7.14%) CRM
13 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
13 6 (7.14%) Front Office
13 6 (7.14%) Functional Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Test Planning
14 5 (5.95%) Confluence
14 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (5.95%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.57%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (1.19%) Capstone
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
2 4 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.76%) WinRunner
3 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.57%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
General
1 44 (52.38%) Banking
2 38 (45.24%) Finance
3 25 (29.76%) Retail
3 25 (29.76%) Retail Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Front Office
4 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Law
6 2 (2.38%) Legal
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.76%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.38%) Data Conversion
3 2 (2.38%) PDA
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) AIX
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (35.71%) Test Management
2 30 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 26 (30.95%) Migration
4 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.10%) Performance Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.52%) Asset Management
9 7 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 7 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (7.14%) CRM
10 6 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 6 (7.14%) People Management
10 6 (7.14%) Test Planning
11 5 (5.95%) Change Management
11 5 (5.95%) Project Management
12 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) MCITP
3 4 (4.76%) MCSA
3 4 (4.76%) MCSE
3 4 (4.76%) MCTS
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.76%) Netcool
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Citrix
3 4 (4.76%) Charles River
3 4 (4.76%) Intel Security
3 4 (4.76%) Veritas
3 4 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) Actimize
6 1 (1.19%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
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