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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing System Testing 6 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.36% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.67% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £300 £369 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -9.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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
676 1140 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.78% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 592 568
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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
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 21 January 2017, 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) Change Control
5 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
5 5 (27.78%) Secure Coding
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) VB
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) WinForms
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Markit EDM
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL

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 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Endur
2 1 (5.56%) Findur
2 1 (5.56%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
1 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
1 5 (27.78%) WinForms
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Struts
2 1 (5.56%) Struts2
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Secure Coding
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) IISP
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Charles River
3 1 (5.56%) Fidessa
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft