The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 62 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.31% 0.69% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.85% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £120 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 -
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -
System Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
517 822 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.29% 80.83% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 490 373
Median daily rate £438 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Remedy
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Remedy
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP