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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 113 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 26 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.90% 0.75% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.92% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
Median daily rate £375 £370 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £171 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £329 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+258.29% -67.06%
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
2439 2400 1767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.66% 81.33% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1700 1117
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +43.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
North Yorkshire +12 15 £375 +17.18% 1
West Yorkshire -8 10 £375 -3.22% 2
South Yorkshire -2 1 £188 -47.91%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (35.29%) Project Management
6 12 (35.29%) Social Network
6 12 (35.29%) SFIA
7 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (29.41%) CRM
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) ETL
9 9 (26.47%) .NET
9 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (26.47%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (23.53%) ETL Development
10 8 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle
10 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
11 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
11 7 (20.59%) Star Schema
11 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (20.59%) C
11 7 (20.59%) Informatica
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (20.59%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (20.59%) Star Schema
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.88%) QlikView
5 2 (5.88%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) MS Access
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium
4 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) JMeter
5 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Database Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Database Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) QlikView Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SSIS Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Lead
8 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.94%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Social Network
2 7 (20.59%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) SFIA
3 10 (29.41%) CRM
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) ETL
5 8 (23.53%) ETL Development
5 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 7 (20.59%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.65%) SDLC
8 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
9 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C
3 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 7 (20.59%) Informatica
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.88%) Netezza
5 2 (5.88%) Sybase