The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
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
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.42% 79.76% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 249 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

System Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) BASE24
3 1 (25.00%) Tandem
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (25.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Release Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Transition Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft