Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 76 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +24
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 0.18% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.22% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 £280 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.68% -44.55% +129.55%
10th Percentile £281 £280 £264
90th Percentile £329 £280 £572
East of England median daily rate £378 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -11.18% -2.86% +35.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 884 898 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.66% 82.23% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 426 579
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +17.02%
10th Percentile £269 £203 £263
90th Percentile £586 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 124 65
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -33.33% +82.93%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.65 £9.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £55.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.41 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -44.73% +26.00% +8.70%

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 19 June 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 2 £288 - 4
Peterborough - 1 £325 -
System Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CAN bus
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) QA