Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 22 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - +49 +5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.58% - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Devon median daily rate £495 - £295
10th Percentile £404 - £293
90th Percentile £523 - £298
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Devon median hourly rate - - £43.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +263.64% -70.07% +28.95%

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 431 502 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.69% 84.94% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 330 226
Devon median daily rate £390 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £281 £255 £280
90th Percentile £541 £532 £475
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 24
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -15.63% +105.60%
10th Percentile £9.82 £12.55 £15.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.13 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +20.52%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Devon

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Devon

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Devon

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 22 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
Exeter - 3 £495 -
System Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Devon region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) YAML
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (100.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) SELinux