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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 85 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing System Testing 9 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.31% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.39% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Median daily rate £336 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.21% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

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
1156 1266 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.67% 78.83% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 767 649
Median daily rate £375 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 42
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £300 -
Northamptonshire -9 1 £363 -23.68% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Workflow
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (20.00%) BAPI
5 4 (20.00%) SAP XI
5 4 (20.00%) ABAP
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Adobe
6 3 (15.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) SOAP
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance

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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) BAPI
1 4 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 4 (20.00%) SAP XI
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) LINQ
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCSD
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Informatica
2 2 (10.00%) Pega
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Dell