The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.40% 1.08% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £429 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +4.00% +203.64%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 658 466
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.90% 88.92% 85.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 408 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in West Sussex

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in West Sussex

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Worthing +11 1 - -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (50.00%) BODI
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Zoho
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BODI
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Zoho