The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 114 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 35 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 5
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£355 £235 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.06% -53.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £30.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2490 1807 1669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.02% 76.24% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1120 915
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 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 77
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.26 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
West Yorkshire -6 29 £350 +48.93% 5
South Yorkshire -12 5 £500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
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System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (54.90%) Finance
2 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 24 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
4 22 (43.14%) Regression Testing
5 21 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (19.61%) SOA
14 8 (15.69%) ISEB
14 8 (15.69%) Project Management
14 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
15 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
15 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
16 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (11.76%) CSS
16 6 (11.76%) XML
16 6 (11.76%) C#
16 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
16 6 (11.76%) .NET
16 6 (11.76%) SAS
17 5 (9.80%) IIS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (11.76%) SAS
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.96%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
1 1 (1.96%) FTP
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) XMLSpy
5 1 (1.96%) ERwin
General
1 28 (54.90%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 27 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) XML
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
1 6 (11.76%) CSS
2 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) ADO
5 1 (1.96%) XSD
5 1 (1.96%) XHTML
5 1 (1.96%) LAMP
5 1 (1.96%) Symfony
5 1 (1.96%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) CAML
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.96%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
2 22 (43.14%) Regression Testing
3 21 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 18 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.61%) SOA
7 8 (15.69%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.80%) Test Management
10 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.80%) CRM
11 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
12 3 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
12 3 (5.88%) Scrum
12 3 (5.88%) SDLC
13 2 (3.92%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.76%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) VB6
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
2 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (7.84%) Wonderware
4 3 (5.88%) Informatica
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Zend
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