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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 40 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.78% 2.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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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
292 279 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.24% 82.30% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 163 103
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £23.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Billing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
1 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle