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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 135 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 13 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.75% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 15
Median daily rate £308 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+203.64% -67.06%
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
2416 2415 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.45% 80.10% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1250 1172
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Glasgow +3 6 £313 -19.35%
Edinburgh -16 4 £317 +26.72% 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 26 June 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 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) HTTP
7 5 (20.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) RESTful
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source
8 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.00%) API Design
8 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL

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 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JMeter
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) Checkstyle
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) FindBugs
2 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) HR Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Market Risk Developer
4 2 (8.00%) MIS Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) RPG Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) JSON
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) RESTful
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (4.00%) JAX-WS
5 1 (4.00%) LESS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.00%) RequireJS
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Equities
3 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) iSeries
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) API Design
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (16.00%) Web Development
7 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (8.00%) RPG
5 2 (8.00%) RPG IV
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) IISP
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
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