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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 40 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.25% 2.88% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 4.04% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
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%
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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 Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 223 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 71.18% 71.25% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 106
Average daily rate £370 £318 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% -4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% -66.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £15.50 £42.50
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 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 16 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) FMCG
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft