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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 97 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.069% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.49% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £338 £381 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +32.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

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
1206 1627 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.34% 82.84% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 1118 1037
Median daily rate £405 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 34
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +1 1 £338 -10.00% 1
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB