The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 66 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 24 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 1.00% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.91 £36.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-31.28% +215.21%
Software Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1347 941 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.63% 78.68% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 515 391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 42 (73.68%) Finance
2 25 (43.86%) Banking
3 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.05%) Retail Banking
5 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 12 (21.05%) Change Management
5 12 (21.05%) Retail
5 12 (21.05%) Migration
6 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.54%) Security Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Information Assurance
7 8 (14.04%) ETL
8 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (12.28%) ISEB
8 7 (12.28%) SQL
8 7 (12.28%) Project Management
8 7 (12.28%) Data Migration
8 7 (12.28%) Open Source
9 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (10.53%) Android
9 6 (10.53%) ISTQB
9 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
9 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.77%) Analytics
10 5 (8.77%) VMware
11 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.02%) Service Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 42 (73.68%) Finance
2 25 (43.86%) Banking
3 12 (21.05%) Retail
3 12 (21.05%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Analyst
2 21 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Designer
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.51%) PMO Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Network Designer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Network Architect
10 1 (1.75%) QA Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Senior QA Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) JSON
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 2 (3.51%) RESTful
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) CSS3
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Data Extraction
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Android
1 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) Change Management
3 12 (21.05%) Migration
3 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 10 (17.54%) Security Testing
4 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.54%) Information Assurance
5 8 (14.04%) ETL
6 7 (12.28%) Project Management
6 7 (12.28%) Data Migration
6 7 (12.28%) Open Source
7 5 (8.77%) Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) SDLC
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Service Management
8 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ISEB
2 6 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) DICOM
2 1 (1.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) VMware
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Veeam
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Planview
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
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