The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 95 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing System Testing 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.88% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Median daily rate £325 £273 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £351 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+145.98% -59.34%
System Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1431 1141 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.98% 75.66% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 681 514
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Oracle
4 12 (35.29%) Project Management
5 10 (29.41%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (29.41%) Time Management
5 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 9 (26.47%) CRM
6 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) ERP
7 8 (23.53%) SDLC
8 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.59%) UML
9 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.71%) BPEL
9 5 (14.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 5 (14.71%) SAP
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (14.71%) PeopleTools
9 5 (14.71%) PeopleCode
9 5 (14.71%) SQR
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle UPK
9 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (14.71%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (2.94%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (14.71%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) PeopleTools
2 1 (2.94%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Leader
5 4 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) UML Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business Change Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) iPad
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) MVS
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Project Management
4 10 (29.41%) Functional Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Time Management
4 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
5 9 (26.47%) CRM
6 8 (23.53%) ERP
6 8 (23.53%) SDLC
7 7 (20.59%) UML
8 5 (14.71%) BPEL
8 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (11.76%) Information Security
9 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Use Case
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PeopleCode
2 5 (14.71%) SQR
3 4 (11.76%) C
3 4 (11.76%) C++
3 4 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (2.94%) Facebook
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
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