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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 37 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.89% 0.86% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.12% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £350 £275 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -40.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 -
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -
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
283 356 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.23% 76.56% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 264 263
Median daily rate £423 £443 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.75 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.80% +70.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 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 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Swindon region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) CMS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP