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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 49 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.65% 0.61% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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
400 281 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.21% 85.41% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 165 125
Median daily rate £430 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -46.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.08 £15.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) CMS
3 5 (62.50%) Content Management
3 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Business Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
5 3 (37.50%) Data Conversion
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management

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 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Agile Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Conversion
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Content Management
3 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Business Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Data Management
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
5 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP