The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 62 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.46% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £345 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £331 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £353 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 657 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.22% 83.48% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 505 500
Median daily rate £397 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Reuters
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Volume Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Case Management
3 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) RS-232
1 1 (10.00%) RS-422
1 1 (10.00%) RTP
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Case Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Volume Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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