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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 27 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.51% - 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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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
156 163 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.59% 73.76% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 95 85
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.80 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Compact Framework

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft