The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 66.67% 75.00% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Average daily rate £370 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

System Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA