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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 61 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.52% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£446 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.18% -25.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +112.50%
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
514 582 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.37% 77.29% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 246 218
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 89
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 23 September 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 1 £425 +54.54% 1
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago