The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Rank 93 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £338 £375 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +57.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
936 1192 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.25% 84.66% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 822 704
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £19.44 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik