The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 70 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 0.10% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £525 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
684 780 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.21% 80.58% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 393 494
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 39
Median hourly rate £38.50 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.12% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.19 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 1 £525 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) SAP