The first table below looks at the demand for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 71 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing System Testing 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.39% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.55% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £341 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.61% +13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 731 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.49% 71.46% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 350 334
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Scotland

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 13 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Retail
4 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (28.00%) DSDM
6 7 (28.00%) SOAP
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
7 6 (24.00%) FMCG
8 5 (20.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.00%) SAS
8 5 (20.00%) HTTP
8 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) SAS
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) JBuilder
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SAS Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
1 8 (32.00%) XML
2 7 (28.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) CSS3
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) EJB
5 3 (12.00%) Struts
5 3 (12.00%) Middleware
5 3 (12.00%) Struts2
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) FMCG
2 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (28.00%) DSDM
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
9 4 (16.00%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (16.00%) Release Management
9 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
9 4 (16.00%) Dependency Management
10 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
10 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase
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