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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 97 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing System Testing 29 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 0.83% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.01% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Median daily rate £298 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £245 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £440 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -67.06%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1903 2674 2198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.60% 81.77% 79.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1394 1125
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 63 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 +5 12 £300 -3.22% 1
Highlands +7 7 £275 -
Glasgow 0 6 £323 -8.89% 1
Angus - 1 £95 -
West Lothian - 1 £205 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
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System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (36.11%) C#
4 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle
6 9 (25.00%) Information Management
7 8 (22.22%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) LIMS
8 7 (19.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (19.44%) HP
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) Unix
9 6 (16.67%) Python
9 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 6 (16.67%) Migration
9 6 (16.67%) ETL
9 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
10 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
11 4 (11.11%) Equities
11 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
11 4 (11.11%) Derivative
11 4 (11.11%) Equity Derivative

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 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.56%) JMeter
1 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) FindBugs
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (19.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Finance
5 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Games
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
8 3 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Software Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Defect Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) JAX-WS
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) LESS
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) LIMS
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Derivative
3 4 (11.11%) Equities
3 4 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
5 2 (5.56%) iSeries
5 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.78%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Information Management
4 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 6 (16.67%) ETL
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
5 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) RPG
7 2 (5.56%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (11.11%) ISO13485
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) GMP
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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