Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 146 125
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21 +1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.33% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 13
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +7.69% -10.65%
10th Percentile £525 £250 £275
90th Percentile £575 £423 £404
England median daily rate £425 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +11.84% - +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £16.00
England median hourly rate £32.75 £38.25 £12.35
% change year-on-year -14.38% +209.72% -62.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2642 2718 2536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.27% 82.19% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1724 1604
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 68 83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +6.45%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.75 £39.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the East Midlands

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in the East Midlands

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in the East Midlands

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leicestershire -1 3 £550 -
Nottinghamshire -1 1 - - 1
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Content Development
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) Single Customer View
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Content Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Single Customer View
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft