The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 29 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% 0.80% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.09% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
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
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 183 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.23% 73.49% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 98 124
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 34 24
Median hourly rate £24.69 £37.50 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% +125.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £43.00
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 Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth 0 1 - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unisys

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Unisys