Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 18 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.

System Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 105 116
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing System Testing 13 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 1.02% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.21% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.56% -22.00%
10th Percentile £248 £227 £224
90th Percentile £478 £370 £457
Scotland median daily rate £338 £298 £300
% change year-on-year +13.45% -0.83% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £12.35
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.35
% change year-on-year - +223.89% -

System 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 2450 1813 2673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.22% 84.09% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1035 1385
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
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 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Edinburgh

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Edinburgh

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Edinburgh

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TestNG
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Appium
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Protractor
4 3 (23.08%) API Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Gatling
5 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)

System 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ResourceLink
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Appium
1 3 (23.08%) Gatling
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) Protractor
1 3 (23.08%) TestNG
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) HR Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) RequireJS
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) API Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
2 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CEH
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware