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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 34 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.77% 0.56% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.74% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
- -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
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
208 271 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.69% 75.91% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 175 248
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £29.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Yeovil - 1 - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) WPF
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
1 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 4 (57.14%) MVVM
2 4 (57.14%) Telerik
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
1 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 4 (57.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Legacy Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) SAP