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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 58 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.17% 0.14% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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
506 585 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.33% 82.39% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 286 370
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.16 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) RedPrairie
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) SAP