The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 29 June 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.29% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £188 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -47.91%  
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +12.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 284 365 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.28% 82.58% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1080 710
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £313 £306 £263
90th Percentile £706 £544 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -1.17% +16.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +64.00%  
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.20 £7.70
90th Percentile £45.75 £23.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £17.69 £17.25
% change year-on-year -13.78% +2.53%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in South Yorkshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in South Yorkshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +10 1 - -
System Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP