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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 110 89 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 15 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 1.24% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.66% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -40.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £268 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £380 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +8.77%
System Testing
England

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
1860 1683 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.56% 74.34% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 996 775
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 72
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -15 8 £275 -14.06% 6
South Yorkshire +4 5 £300 -4.76%
North Yorkshire - - - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (34.62%) ISEB
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (19.23%) Subversion
7 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
9 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (11.54%) jQuery

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
1 1 (3.85%) DVB
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Toad
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Spatial Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Spatial Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) Ajax
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) LAMP
3 2 (7.69%) MooTools
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.85%) EntireX
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.85%) IPTV
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) MPEG
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
5 5 (19.23%) ETL
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) ERP
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) SELCOPY
4 1 (3.85%) REXX
4 1 (3.85%) Tcl
4 1 (3.85%) NATURAL
4 1 (3.85%) JCL
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) HP
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