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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing System Testing 12 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.97% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £313 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £260 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £415 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1364 2048 2050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.52% 79.26% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1127 1124
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.10 £44.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +10 6 £300 -18.64%
Glasgow +7 5 £325 +22.64%
West Lothian - 1 £228 -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 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 Scotland region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (42.11%) C#
3 16 (42.11%) Oracle
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.68%) Information Management
7 8 (21.05%) LIMS
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
8 7 (18.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (18.42%) Migration
8 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.79%) TDD
9 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) ETL
9 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) OO
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
10 5 (13.16%) Change Control
10 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
10 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
10 5 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Secure Coding
10 5 (13.16%) Linux

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 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Endur
2 1 (2.63%) Findur
2 1 (2.63%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Software Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) UAT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
2 5 (13.16%) WinForms
3 1 (2.63%) EJB
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) Struts
3 1 (2.63%) Struts2
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) LIMS
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Derivative
3 2 (5.26%) Equities
3 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Information Management
4 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) ETL
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (15.79%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) Change Control
6 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Secure Coding
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.16%) VB
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) HND
2 1 (2.63%) IISP
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (10.53%) ISO13485
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) GMP
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Charles River
3 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase