The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
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
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 164 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.57% 75.93% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 122 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
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