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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 98 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £286 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.03% -19.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.44%
System Testing
West Yorkshire

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
1330 1210 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.08% 85.94% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 872 721
Median daily rate £425 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
Median hourly rate £12.10 £17.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.28 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) QlikView
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QlikView Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Test Management
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle