The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 27 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.43% - 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£320 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £354 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +8.84%
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%
System Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 229 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 70.21% 77.89% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 96 71
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -18.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 3 £410 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £250 -
System Testing
West Midlands

System Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) SCADA
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Validation

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy