Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 101 107
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Wales median daily rate £225 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +20.69% -4.92%
UK median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £12.35
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £12.35
% change year-on-year -18.13% +223.89% -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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 992 1174 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.64% 83.80% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 828 965
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Wales

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Wales

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Wales

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 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
South Wales +12 2 £225 -35.71% 1
System Testing
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata