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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 127 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing System Testing 15 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.75% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
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£313 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £327 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
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%
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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
2327 1866 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.13% 73.49% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1215 779
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £86.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 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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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 -10 12 £300 -33.33% 6
North Yorkshire 0 2 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) ISEB
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) Integration Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
6 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) CRM
8 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.90%) Test Management
9 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (12.90%) QA
9 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Data Protection

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) CICS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Adabas
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) JMeter
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.23%) XMLSpy
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) VB Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) ADO
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) XSD
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.23%) EntireX
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) CAML
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Integration Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) CRM
6 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) Test Management
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) ETL
8 3 (9.68%) SOA
8 3 (9.68%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB6
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) SELCOPY
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) COBOL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) REXX
5 1 (3.23%) NATURAL
5 1 (3.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
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