Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 86 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +26
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 0.080% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.098% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 £280 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.68% -38.37% +81.73%
10th Percentile £281 £280 £374
90th Percentile £294 £280 £634
East of England median daily rate £378 £280 £338
% change year-on-year +34.82% -17.04% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +163.64% -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 1,032 1,024 918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.43% 82.25% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 508 491
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £206 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 123 81
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +7.14% +121.94%
10th Percentile £11.21 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +4.71%

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 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 18 September 2018. 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
Cambridge - 2 £288 - 3
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) CAN bus
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (66.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CAN bus
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Master's Degree