The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 41 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.02% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £323 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +52.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 293 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 66.67% 74.55% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 194 310
Average daily rate £325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £489 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.64 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

System Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (100.00%) Test Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP