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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 125 129 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Median daily rate £315 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £463 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
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
1967 2576 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 83.72% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1725 1324
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 96 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.60 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
West Yorkshire +9 3 £315 -10.00% 4
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 17 (60.71%) Unit Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) Project Management
4 12 (42.86%) Social Network
4 12 (42.86%) SFIA
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (32.14%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle
6 9 (32.14%) CRM
6 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (32.14%) ETL
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 8 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (28.57%) ETL Development
8 7 (25.00%) Data Structures
8 7 (25.00%) SDLC
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (25.00%) Informatica
8 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (25.00%) Star Schema

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 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.14%) DB2
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium
6 2 (7.14%) Appium
6 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Database Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Database Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Social Network
2 7 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Unit Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Project Management
2 12 (42.86%) SFIA
3 9 (32.14%) CRM
3 9 (32.14%) ETL
4 8 (28.57%) ETL Development
5 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) C
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 2 (7.14%) Netezza
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik