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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
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 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 457 532 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.38% 88.81% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 322 265
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in West Sussex

System Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PSCD
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

System Testing
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP