The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 61 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 0.17% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.24% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +30.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
614 409 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.02% 70.52% 65.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 179 260
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 58
Average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) OLAP
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) ETL
3 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 7 (50.00%) Use Case
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) WCF
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) VB
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Internet

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) OLAP
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel