The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 51 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.20% 0.15% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.19% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -23.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £364 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -67.06%
System Testing
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 532 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.64% 81.35% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 402 331
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bridgend - 1 £250 -
System Testing
Wales

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) LiveCycle
2 2 (40.00%) FileNet
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) ILOG
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) FileNet
1 2 (40.00%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Lead
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) J2SE
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) ILOG
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle