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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 63 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.84% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £238 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

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
665 733 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.12% 82.55% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 543 534
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 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 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Facilities Management
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (21.43%) ISMS
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Data Conversion
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Volume Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Process Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Facilities Management
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) ISMS
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Case Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Conversion
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) IFRS
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Reuters