Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 January 2018 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 50 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.61% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridge median daily rate £475 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £304 £404 £288
% change year-on-year -24.74% +40.39% -35.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 539 492 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 85.83% 80.13% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 222 424
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.24% +6.46%
10th Percentile £272 £237 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 67 40
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £28.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.64% -30.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £17.40 £14.28 £16.43
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +16.67%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Cambridge

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Cambridge

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian