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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 95 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing System Testing 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 0.086% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.10% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£379 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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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
1307 967 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.76% 83.22% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 689 351
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £9.68 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £61.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) IIS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Management
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Maven
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) VB6
6 3 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (16.67%) ADO
6 3 (16.67%) VB
6 3 (16.67%) VB.NET

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP PP
1 1 (5.56%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) XMLSpy
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 3 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (16.67%) VB Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ADO
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSD
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) CAML
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Management
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) VB6
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Wonderware
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