The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 32 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.46% 0.47% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.67% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £440 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.31% +44.19%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
162 149 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 73.97% 69.63% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 40
Average daily rate £370 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £50.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £26.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £53.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
System Testing
Surrey

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft