The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 29 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% 3.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 4.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.29% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.31% +46.81%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.83% 81.61% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 42
Average daily rate £413 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.68 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.79% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.82 £11.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
System Testing
Hertfordshire

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Watford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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%) MS Project
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
1 3 (75.00%) Niku
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
1 3 (75.00%) Niku
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
Watford
Benedict Cole
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Benedict Cole
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago