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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 63 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.30% 0.98% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.21% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £413 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.44%
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
572 660 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.49% 80.78% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 361 436
Median daily rate £410 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy