Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 21 July 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 51 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.09% 1.14% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.50% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Warwickshire median daily rate £300 £300 £300
10th Percentile £285 £289 £235
90th Percentile £333 £351 £409
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -14.29% +3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £18.14

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 540 667 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 84.24% 75.71% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 411 258
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £215 £249 £218
90th Percentile £556 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 61
Warwickshire median hourly rate £23.95 £20.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.83% -25.45% +28.65%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.40 £14.50
90th Percentile £43.20 £29.98 £38.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -27.66% +30.56%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Warwickshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Warwickshire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Warwickshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Warwick +6 3 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon +7 1 £350 -12.50%
System Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Case Management
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Case Management
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft