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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 101 97 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing System Testing 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
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£370 £235 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.44% +4.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £354 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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
1783 1347 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.22% 79.56% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 915 584
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 36
Average hourly rate £23.13 £15.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -14 13 £388 - 5
Bradford - 2 £350 -
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) ISEB
8 5 (17.24%) IIS
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.79%) Test Management
9 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) QA
9 4 (13.79%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (13.79%) CRM
10 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.34%) SAP
10 3 (10.34%) ADO
10 3 (10.34%) MS Project
10 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
10 3 (10.34%) VB
10 3 (10.34%) VB.NET

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (17.24%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP MII
2 1 (3.45%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) VB Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (10.34%) VB Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ADO
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) XSD
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) CAML
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Test Management
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) RUP
8 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Coaching
9 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) VB
3 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.34%) VB6
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Wonderware
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago