The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 113 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 9 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.45% 1.24% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.51% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 5
Median daily rate £363 £350 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £171 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £438 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £364 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -67.06%
System Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1701 1859 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.65% 82.51% 79.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1325 853
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.30 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +5.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Leeds -3 7 £363 -14.70% 3
Bradford -1 2 - -
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (40.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
7 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) QA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (10.00%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Appium
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SSIS Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (40.00%) SDLC
4 7 (35.00%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Test Management
6 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Groovy
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (10.00%) Netezza
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik