The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 30 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.12% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +112.50%
System Testing
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 395 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 72.75% 75.24% 69.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 171 80
Average daily rate £400 £330 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +164.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.83 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Symfony
6 2 (20.00%) Zend
6 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Magento
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) XHTML
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) XHTML
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) Symfony
1 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft