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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 77 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing System Testing 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.12% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £409 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +9.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
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
1161 1040 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.30% 79.27% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 577 437
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Web Services
3 15 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 14 (51.85%) Project Management
4 14 (51.85%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (51.85%) Web Filtering
5 13 (48.15%) SDLC
5 13 (48.15%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 12 (44.44%) XML
7 11 (40.74%) SOAP
7 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
7 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
8 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (37.04%) HTTP
9 9 (33.33%) Release Management
10 8 (29.63%) Refactoring
10 8 (29.63%) Web Development
10 8 (29.63%) JSON
10 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (29.63%) RESTful
10 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 8 (29.63%) Finance
10 8 (29.63%) Mac OS X
10 8 (29.63%) Open Source

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.70%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) LLU
4 1 (3.70%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
2 1 (3.70%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Data Modeller
2 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Web Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) SOAP
4 8 (29.63%) JSON
4 8 (29.63%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) CSS3
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) RequireJS
6 5 (18.52%) HTML5
7 4 (14.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Mac OS X
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 14 (51.85%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (51.85%) Project Management
4 14 (51.85%) Web Filtering
5 13 (48.15%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (48.15%) SDLC
6 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
7 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (33.33%) Release Management
10 8 (29.63%) API Design
10 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (29.63%) Open Source
10 8 (29.63%) Refactoring
10 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (29.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) IISP
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Informatica
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Pega
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.70%) BT
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Netezza
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata