Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 June 2020 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 127 149
Rank change year-on-year +33 +22 -22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 11 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Median daily rate £478 £413 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.76% +1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £304 £383 £364
90th Percentile £641 £499 £458
North West median daily rate £275 £388 £438
% change year-on-year -29.03% -11.43% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £52.00 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,095 2,341 2,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.05% 86.64% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 1,523 1,748
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £222 £288 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 101
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.21 £18.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.15% -8.44% -7.21%
10th Percentile £11.30 £12.02 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate £32.29 £25.42 £22.14
% change year-on-year +27.04% +14.80% -37.63%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Manchester

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing System Testing in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for System Testing in Manchester

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing System Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for System Testing in Manchester

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing System Testing in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for System Testing in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) SAP