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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 93 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 1.23% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.61% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £320 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -39.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £385 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +8.77%
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
1335 1179 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.42% 76.41% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 721 572
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £457 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.47 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.79% +30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £175.00 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 3 £190 -34.48% 4
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Toad
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Toad
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Integration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Author
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) MooTools
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
2 1 (6.25%) IPTV
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) MPEG
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (6.25%) Tcl
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) HP
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