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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 119 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.57% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Median daily rate £338 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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
1808 2285 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.01% 81.84% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1480 1382
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 40
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +4 1 £338 -10.00% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (40.00%) Social Network
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (40.00%) SFIA
2 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) Java

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 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) Appium
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Zephyr
6 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Database Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Social Network
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SFIA
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ETL Development
5 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Telerik