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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 38 38
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 1.17% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.46% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
System Testing
Yorkshire

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
369 274 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.31% 80.35% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 177 115
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Informatica
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) LLU
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) BT
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) ADSL
4 2 (25.00%) PSTN
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (12.50%) ERwin
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ADSL
1 2 (25.00%) LLU
1 2 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (12.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle