The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 58 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.50% 1.34% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.44% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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 566 627 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.49% 93.58% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 345 471
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 27
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.73 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.70% -40.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism
2 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

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 (33.33%) WebLogic
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle