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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 92 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 10 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.81% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.05% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+244.12% -67.06%
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
1484 1235 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.39% 76.61% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 757 527
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% -15.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
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 27 July 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 17 (51.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (45.45%) Oracle
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 11 (33.33%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Time Management
5 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
6 9 (27.27%) SAP
6 9 (27.27%) CRM
6 9 (27.27%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Stress Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle UPK
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) SDLC
9 5 (15.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 5 (15.15%) BPEL
9 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
9 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (15.15%) PeopleTools

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 (15.15%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (3.03%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (15.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (15.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) PeopleTools
2 1 (3.03%) CA Gen
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Cognos BI Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (9.09%) ICT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) ICT Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) SAP BI Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Time Management
2 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
3 9 (27.27%) CRM
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.15%) BPEL
6 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.15%) ERP
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Stress Testing
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 4 (12.12%) UML
7 4 (12.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PeopleCode
2 5 (15.15%) SQR
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) PeopleSoft
3 9 (27.27%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (12.12%) Cognos
6 2 (6.06%) CA
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
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