The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £400 £269
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +48.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1209 970 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.19% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 449 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Systems Tester
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Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Tester across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Tester
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agresso
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) EDI

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Agresso
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree