Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Stress Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stress Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Stress Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 124 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +118
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Stress Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2490 1777 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.41% 83.78% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1025 1370
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Stress Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Stress Testing in Edinburgh

Stress Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Stress Testing in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Stress Testing in Edinburgh

Stress Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stress Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stress Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stress 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) TestNG
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Appium
1 5 (62.50%) API Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Protractor
1 5 (62.50%) Gatling
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com

Stress Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Appium
1 5 (62.50%) Gatling
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Protractor
1 5 (62.50%) TestNG
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) API Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com