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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 85 87 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.81% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.03% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
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£275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £595 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +112.50%
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
1272 1164 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.42% 78.81% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 630 784
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 0 5 £275 -37.14% 4
Bradford -4 1 £355 +18.33%
Wetherby - - - -
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
5 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) DVB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (10.00%) DVB
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) MooTools
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) MPEG
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (10.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica