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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 99 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing System Testing 29 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.27% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.60% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
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£350 £235 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -46.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £190 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £412 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £30.50
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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
1839 1339 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.66% 78.95% 78.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 847 662
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 50
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £8.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Leeds -19 12 £425 +39.34% 5
Bradford -1 11 £350 -1.40%
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Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 21 (52.50%) Regression Testing
3 21 (52.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (50.00%) Finance
4 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (45.00%) Integration Testing
6 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
7 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 16 (40.00%) T-SQL
8 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (15.00%) C#
12 6 (15.00%) SOA
12 6 (15.00%) XML
12 6 (15.00%) .NET
12 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 5 (12.50%) Project Management
13 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 5 (12.50%) CSS
13 5 (12.50%) Windows
13 5 (12.50%) CRM
13 5 (12.50%) ISEB
13 5 (12.50%) JavaScript

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP MII
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) JMeter
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Analyst
2 23 (57.50%) Test Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) VB Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) ADO
4 1 (2.50%) XSD
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) CAML
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Regression Testing
1 21 (52.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (45.00%) Integration Testing
3 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
4 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.00%) SOA
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Test Management
9 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) RUP
10 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.00%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) VB6
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) Wonderware
3 3 (7.50%) VMware