Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 20 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 88 105
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 -17
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.29% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.46% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £120 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -63.50% +9.58%
10th Percentile £328 £120 £238
90th Percentile £423 £120 £699
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £120 £338
% change year-on-year +233.33% -64.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £36.50 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1458 1079 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.55% 85.16% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 633 853
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £416 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +7.92% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £250
90th Percentile £529 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £25.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.69% +27.45%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Milton Keynes

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Milton Keynes

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy