Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 101 98
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 20 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.03% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Bristol median daily rate £270 £280 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -14.50% -13.82%
10th Percentile £103 £269 £275
90th Percentile £430 £398 £357
South West median daily rate £400 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -1.54% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.12% - -
South West median hourly rate £25.75 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -39.41% -2.30% +16.00%

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1554 1426 1402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.82% 83.10% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1033 1091
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £535
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 37
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +39.87% -15.56%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Bristol

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing System Testing in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Bristol

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Bristol

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Facilities Management
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (25.00%) ISMS
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) JIRA
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) TestRail
3 1 (5.00%) Codeception
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Tester
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Control Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Finance Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.00%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 5 (25.00%) ISMS
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Security Management
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PMO
2 2 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Nintex
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Siemens
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau