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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank - 20 27
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.98% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.43% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £513 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +86.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +30.90%
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
153 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 72.86% 73.30% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 72
Average daily rate £363 £350 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 12
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £22.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - - - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell