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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 118 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 22 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
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£370 £343 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +52.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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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
2377 1781 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.68% 75.98% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1109 843
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -10 19 £388 +64.89% 7
South Yorkshire -7 1 £360 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 8 (22.22%) ISEB
7 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.89%) QA
8 5 (13.89%) Test Management
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (13.89%) IIS
8 5 (13.89%) SAP
8 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) .NET
9 4 (11.11%) MS Project
9 4 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (11.11%) C#
9 4 (11.11%) CRM
9 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.11%) SAP MII
9 4 (11.11%) Software Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP MII
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LDAP
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Maven
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (8.33%) VB Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ADO
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Symfony
4 1 (2.78%) CakePHP
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) CAML
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.89%) Test Management
6 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VB
3 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.33%) VB6
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) Wonderware
3 4 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Zend
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
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