The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.44%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
639 614 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.89% 76.37% 72.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 417 288
Median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 10
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) NICE Systems
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CANoe
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CANoe
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NICE Systems