The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 50 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.60% 0.78% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.92% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
432 325 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.75% 84.86% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 207 108
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 £343 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.08 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (86.67%) Test Strategy
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Migration
5 8 (53.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) ISEB
6 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (46.67%) Stress Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (40.00%) Data Conversion
7 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
7 6 (40.00%) MS Office
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (40.00%) Content Management
7 6 (40.00%) CMS
8 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Agile Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Conversion
1 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Test Strategy
3 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Data Analysis
4 8 (53.33%) Migration
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Stress Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Content Management
6 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) Business Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (26.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP