Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Test Manager was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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.

Programme Test Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 190 193
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 3 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.071% 0.33% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.35% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
Scotland median daily rate £403 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.92% - +41.18%
10th Percentile £401 £508 £558
90th Percentile £404 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £545
% change year-on-year +5.00% -8.26% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4007 5172 5949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.09% 93.71% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2329 2920 3100
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.27% +2.47%
10th Percentile £224 £230 £225
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 103 169
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.01 £43.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Programme Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Test Manager in Scotland

Programme Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Test Manager in Scotland

Programme Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 3 £403 -32.92%
Programme Test Manager
UK

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management