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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 57 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.32% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +210.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
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
383 304 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.23% 74.51% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 180 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Cardiff -12 1 £350 -9.67%
System Testing
Wales

System Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) LLU
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) ADSL
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Agresso
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (20.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) LLU
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) ADSL
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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