The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 61 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.92% 1.81% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.19% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £331 £424 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.82% +35.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £411 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £437 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.44%
System Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 639 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.38% 82.56% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 428 410
Median daily rate £388 £361 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.91% -12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.16 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £331 - 1
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Hudson
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 3 (37.50%) ILOG
3 3 (37.50%) J2SE
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) EJB
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) LiveCycle
3 3 (37.50%) FileNet
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
1 3 (37.50%) FileNet
1 3 (37.50%) LiveCycle
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Lead
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) EJB
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) J2SE
2 3 (37.50%) JSF
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCAD
4 1 (12.50%) MCSD
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) ILOG
2 3 (37.50%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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