The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / North East
Rank 89 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% - 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
793 748 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.43% 84.71% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 486 246
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 2
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) WFM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telephony Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WFM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP