Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 21 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 77 98
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.35% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.77% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £304 £404 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.74% +61.45% -44.44%
10th Percentile £287 £355 £216
90th Percentile £437 £432 £282
East of England median daily rate £303 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -13.57% +7.69% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £28.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -41.07% -16.42% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1191 912 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.34% 81.79% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 435 751
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £224 £214 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 89 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Cambridgeshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 2 £298 -
Cambridge -8 1 £475 +35.71%
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) JBehave
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Confluence
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (80.00%) ATDD
1 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) SDET
1 4 (80.00%) Component Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (80.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) JBehave
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) ATDD
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Component Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) SDET
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Becrypt
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) Lumension
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware