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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 5.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
8 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 72.73% 85.29% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 3
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £217 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton 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 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 30 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 Bolton region with a requirement for 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

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:

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