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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 139 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.58% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Average daily rate £290 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
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
2397 2414 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.84% 82.56% 76.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1579 1262
Average daily rate £425 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 45
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.88 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -28.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.17 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -5 6 £290 -7.20% 6
South Yorkshire -7 2 £263 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.52%) NHS
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (9.52%) QlikView
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Star Schema
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
5 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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