Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 91 77
Rank change year-on-year -20 -14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.35% 0.24% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.24% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -14.44%
10th Percentile £338 £425 £307
90th Percentile £449 £475 £402
Scotland median daily rate £425 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,650 1,229 1,081
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 97.08% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 671 555
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £253 £241 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -58.47%
10th Percentile £11.42 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.91 £35.00 £45.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -20.69%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Glasgow

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Glasgow

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) IVR
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Critical Thinking

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft