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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 3.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £278 - -
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 £52.50 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.96%
System Testing
Manchester

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
25 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 89.29% 69.23% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +131.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

System Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) VMware