Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Management
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 105 86
Rank change year-on-year -20 -19 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Management 9 22 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 1.04% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.24% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.54% +24.52%
10th Percentile £340 £208 £300
90th Percentile £444 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £350 £395 £400
% change year-on-year -11.39% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.50

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2454 1769 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.33% 83.96% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1012 1378
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +12.64%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Edinburgh

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Edinburgh

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) FATCA
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Case Management
4 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Appium
1 1 (11.11%) Gatling
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Protractor
1 1 (11.11%) TestNG
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Case Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) FATCA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com