The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 39 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.05% - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £505 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
System Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 273 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.54% 74.59% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 181 164
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Force.com
3 3 (33.33%) Visualforce
3 3 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) XAML
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) COM
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Siebel
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (33.33%) SOQL
3 3 (33.33%) Data Structures

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Force.com
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
3 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) WPF Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) XAML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) COM
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Visualforce
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) MFC
3 1 (11.11%) STL
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Apex Code
2 3 (33.33%) SOQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) XAML
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
1 3 (33.33%) Siebel
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
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