Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 104 118
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -38
Contract jobs citing Test Management 22 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.20% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.23% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £348 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £330
90th Percentile £613 £450 £500
Scotland median daily rate £348 £369 £400
% change year-on-year -5.76% -7.81% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 2,528 1,703 2,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.17% 84.73% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,509 1,065 1,323
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £260 £275
90th Percentile £569 £550 £563
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £16.93 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.73% +7.05% -42.49%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.37 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.51 £43.77 £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% -29.17% +25.22%

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 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 13 (59.09%) Open Source
4 12 (54.55%) SDLC
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
7 9 (40.91%) Unix
7 9 (40.91%) ETL
7 9 (40.91%) Informatica
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
7 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (36.36%) QA
8 8 (36.36%) Release Management
8 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 7 (31.82%) People Management
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
9 7 (31.82%) Coaching
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (18.18%) Line Management
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
11 3 (13.64%) Python
11 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) JavaScript

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) Protractor
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) SilkPerformer
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Tester
2 9 (40.91%) ETL Tester
2 9 (40.91%) Test Manager
3 3 (13.64%) QA Manager
3 3 (13.64%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Coach
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Finance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 13 (59.09%) Open Source
4 12 (54.55%) SDLC
5 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
6 9 (40.91%) ETL
7 8 (36.36%) Release Management
7 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) Coaching
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
8 7 (31.82%) People Management
9 4 (18.18%) Line Management
10 3 (13.64%) BDD
10 3 (13.64%) DevOps
10 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Informatica
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle