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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 57 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £305 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
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
524 418 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.51% 70.25% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 254 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also 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 that cited System Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) CANoe
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Validation

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also 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 that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CANoe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £335 per day
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