Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 74 78
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 1.68% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.79% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 14
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £380
90th Percentile £388 £600 £550
Scotland median daily rate £430 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -9.47% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1221 1230 1698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 95.24% 94.11% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 697 897
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £234 £213 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £374
% change year-on-year - +0.27% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 51
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -48.98% +77.03%
10th Percentile £12.60 £9.55 £12.10
90th Percentile £195.00 £36.25 £72.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Prism
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Prism
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle