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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 57 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing System Testing 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.37% 0.19% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.28% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
System Testing
East of England

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
562 358 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.09% 68.98% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 183 247
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 £225 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 46
Average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.70 £51.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) OLAP
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) ETL
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle OLAP
2 7 (63.64%) Use Case
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) VB
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) OLAP
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
1 7 (63.64%) ETL
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (63.64%) Use Case
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel