The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 36 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing System Testing 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.69% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.49% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -78.00% +42.85%  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 312 407 289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 87.64% 83.23% 80.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 207 146
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £20.00 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing System Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Nottingham

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Nottingham

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Nottingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Billing
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior UAT Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Single Customer View
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle