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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South West / Somerset
Rank 36 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.86% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +42.85%

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
185 225 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.74% 80.07% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 116 154
Median daily rate £350 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 16
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 1 - - 2
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Volume Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Reuters