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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 52 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.40% 0.83% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.01% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £351 £351 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -0.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 -
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -
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
501 296 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.43% 82.22% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 203 119
Median daily rate £400 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 35
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.20 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
4 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
5 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) Stress Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) ISEB
6 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
7 6 (46.15%) MS Office
7 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
8 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
8 5 (38.46%) Migration
9 4 (30.77%) Web Services
10 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
10 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (23.08%) User Stories
10 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
10 3 (23.08%) Data Structures

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 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) WinRunner
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Agile Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
1 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
3 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Stress Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Content Management
7 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
8 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase