The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 84 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing System Testing 9 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.37% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.45% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £317 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+244.12% -67.06%
System 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
1029 1322 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.85% 82.27% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 690 594
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
5 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) JMeter
6 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) JBoss

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Markit EDM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Checkstyle
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) FindBugs
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) IISP
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) HP Fortify
2 1 (9.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft