The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.43% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
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
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 161 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.72% 79.31% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 58 46
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £630 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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 Midlands region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 23 (88.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (80.77%) Functional Testing
3 20 (76.92%) Oracle UPK
3 20 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 20 (76.92%) Time Management
3 20 (76.92%) Oracle
3 20 (76.92%) PeopleSoft
4 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (42.31%) Hyperion
4 11 (42.31%) JD Edwards
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) Finance
6 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Kronos
7 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) QA
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) CANoe
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 20 (76.92%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) CANoe
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Consultant
1 11 (42.31%) PeopleSoft Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Functional Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) PeopleSoft Functional Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Solutions Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) Architect
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle Architect
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 9 (34.62%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (80.77%) Functional Testing
3 20 (76.92%) Time Management
3 20 (76.92%) Unit Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Oracle
1 20 (76.92%) PeopleSoft
2 11 (42.31%) Hyperion
2 11 (42.31%) JD Edwards
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Kronos
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) SAP