The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 1.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +30.90%
System Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
298 167 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 71.12% 61.17% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 91 99
Average daily rate £425 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 17
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - - - -
System Testing
East Midlands

System Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle