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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 84 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing System Testing 14 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.91% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.18% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £700 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% +22.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
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
1320 1353 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.78% 76.88% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 796 597
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 89
Median hourly rate £17.05 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Derbyshire +18 10 £700 +133.33%
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £700 +104.37% 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
6 2 (10.00%) IronPython
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) Unix
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) UAT Manager
3 5 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Strategy Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Test Programme Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 10 (50.00%) SDLC
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) IronPython
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
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