The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 57 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.66% 0.52% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.65% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £350 £275 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -41.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -67.06%
System Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
485 617 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 80.17% 80.44% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 415 365
Median daily rate £425 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 8
Median hourly rate £35.25 £32.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +43.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.61 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Wiltshire region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Wiltshire region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Swindon +7 4 £350 +27.27%
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) CMS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP