The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 50 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.97% 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.41% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 246 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 78.57% 70.49% 64.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 155 150
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 5 £500 -
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 3 (50.00%) Informatica
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (16.67%) Life Science
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) ERwin
5 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft