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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 77 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing System Testing 9 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 1.14% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £420 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £335 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £441 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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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
1124 895 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.46% 72.76% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 527 269
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) WordPress
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Avionics
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) SAML
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) RPG
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) PHP5
3 1 (8.33%) RPG/400
3 1 (8.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) HP
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