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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 63 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% 1.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £470 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £336
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year
- -13.31%
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
570 528 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.73% 74.47% 79.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 351 262
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 10
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Swindon - - - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (25.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft