The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank - 109 105
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £355 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £13.66
% change year-on-year
- +112.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2533 2346 2481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.24% 93.88% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1144 1131
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Agresso
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) EDI
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (83.33%) Agresso
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
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