The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 113 111 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 10 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.84% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £250 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £395 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
System Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1630 2264 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.49% 79.41% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1193 1215
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Scotland region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Scotland region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 9 £200 -33.33%
Glasgow +1 1 £325 +20.37%
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 14 (37.84%) C#
3 14 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (35.14%) .NET
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) Information Management
7 8 (21.62%) LIMS
7 8 (21.62%) HP
8 7 (18.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (16.22%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
9 6 (16.22%) Unix
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) Migration
9 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
10 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Degree
10 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
10 5 (13.51%) ISEB
10 5 (13.51%) ETL
11 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
11 4 (10.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Windows
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Endur
3 1 (2.70%) Findur
3 1 (2.70%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.70%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Software Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Software Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Systems Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
2 3 (8.11%) WinForms
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) EJB
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) LESS
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Struts
4 1 (2.70%) Struts2
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) LIMS
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.41%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Equities
3 2 (5.41%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Information Management
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (10.81%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
7 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) VB
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) IISP
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (10.81%) ISO13485
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) GMP
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Charles River
4 1 (2.70%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
Bathgate, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £225 - £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago