The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 92 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 1.00% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +30.90%
System Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1110 1071 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.60% 67.19% 64.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 595 466
Average daily rate £375 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 75
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £8.98 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.31 £36.50 £60.00
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 the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands 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
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (11.11%) FMCG
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

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

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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