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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 67 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing System Testing 14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.72% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Median daily rate £295 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 -
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -
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
849 1394 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.78% 82.44% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 745 538
Median daily rate £388 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (33.33%) ETL
5 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
6 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (16.67%) Markit EDM
8 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
8 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
8 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Markit EDM
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Endur
3 1 (5.56%) Findur
3 1 (5.56%) Minerva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.11%) JMeter
1 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Checkstyle
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) FindBugs
2 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 3 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) LESS
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) HP Fortify
2 1 (5.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Charles River
4 1 (5.56%) Fidessa