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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 1.01% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.22% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £278 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £346
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +42.85%

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
227 328 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.82% 83.04% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 200 157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 18
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle