Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 78 83
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.78% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
West Sussex median daily rate - £343 -
South East median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £48.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +41.30% -13.75%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 948 896 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.01% 92.18% 88.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 545 560
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £280
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 29
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £17.50 £23.92
90th Percentile £51.00 £54.40 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.95% +6.76% -21.05%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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
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 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Gatwick -7 1 - -
Horsham - 1 - -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore

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%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics Manager
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore