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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 60 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 88 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.65% 1.60% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.73% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 31
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£423 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.36% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £255 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £34.28
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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
3083 2539 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1288 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 47 83
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +35 68 £425 +6.25% 4
Glasgow -14 16 £410 +17.14%
Fife - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 99 (59.28%) Finance
2 98 (58.68%) Banking
3 61 (36.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (31.14%) Test Management
5 51 (30.54%) Migration
6 45 (26.95%) Retail
7 44 (26.35%) Test Strategy
8 42 (25.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (20.36%) Retail Banking
10 26 (15.57%) QA
11 23 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (13.17%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (10.18%) ETL
14 17 (10.18%) Data Migration
15 16 (9.58%) Analytics
16 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (8.38%) Performance Testing
18 12 (7.19%) ISEB
18 12 (7.19%) Project Management
19 11 (6.59%) VMware
19 11 (6.59%) Supplier Management
20 10 (5.99%) ISTQB
20 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (5.99%) Firewall
21 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
22 8 (4.79%) Software Testing
22 8 (4.79%) Service Management
22 8 (4.79%) Microsoft

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (4.19%) SAS
2 2 (1.20%) FileNet
2 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.99%) Firewall
2 4 (2.40%) ATM
3 1 (0.60%) GSM
3 1 (0.60%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) QlikView
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) HP UFT
2 5 (2.99%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.20%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.20%) Selenium
3 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.20%) TestDirector
General
1 99 (59.28%) Finance
2 98 (58.68%) Banking
3 45 (26.95%) Retail
4 34 (20.36%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.80%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) .NET
2 3 (1.80%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) Middleware
3 1 (0.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.40%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.60%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.19%) Windows
2 3 (1.80%) Android
2 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.20%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 52 (31.14%) Test Management
3 51 (30.54%) Migration
4 44 (26.35%) Test Strategy
5 42 (25.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (13.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (10.18%) Data Migration
7 17 (10.18%) ETL
8 16 (9.58%) Analytics
9 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.38%) Performance Testing
11 12 (7.19%) Project Management
12 11 (6.59%) Supplier Management
13 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
14 8 (4.79%) Software Testing
14 8 (4.79%) Service Management
15 7 (4.19%) Data Analytics
15 7 (4.19%) Mentoring
16 6 (3.59%) Change Management
17 5 (2.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.59%) SQL
2 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.80%) C
4 1 (0.60%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) COBOL
4 1 (0.60%) Perl
4 1 (0.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (7.19%) ISEB
2 10 (5.99%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.20%) Degree
3 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.57%) QA
2 5 (2.99%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (6.59%) VMware
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle
4 4 (2.40%) Avaloq
5 3 (1.80%) Veeam
6 2 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Informatica
7 1 (0.60%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 26 days ago