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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 37 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.56% 0.36% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.50% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £195 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -44.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.96%
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
295 200 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 83.33% 71.17% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 117 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.19% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Capita