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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 96 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £315 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £430 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
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
1273 1868 1485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.59% 85.06% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 1248 994
Median daily rate £420 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 53 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £11.67 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £45.40 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
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 10 December 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 +18 2 £326 -13.00% 2
Bradford +13 1 £300 -14.28%
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Zephyr
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Appium
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
6 2 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) Sybase
6 2 (16.67%) DB2

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Appium
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
1 2 (16.67%) Netezza
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik