The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 70 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 1.31% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 2.23% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £450 £57
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +696.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.39% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £51.50 £56.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.31% +46.81%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 358 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 74.04% 58.69% 66.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 181 271
Average daily rate £368 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 32 56
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
System Testing
East of England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 1 - - 1
Ely - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle