The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 24 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.40% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 107 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 78.02% 72.79% 62.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 49
Average daily rate £400 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -51.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £24.40 £34.25
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 Peterborough

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) OLAP
1 7 (70.00%) SOA
1 7 (70.00%) ETL
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 7 (70.00%) Use Case
2 6 (60.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) VB
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) Back Office
5 3 (30.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) OLAP
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SOA
1 7 (70.00%) ETL
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Use Case
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel