Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 11 December 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.15% 0.75% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.94% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £600 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £356 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -5.00% +10.95% +15.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £12.35
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £12.35

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 57.47% 79.70% 71.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 71 73
Worcestershire median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +37.93%
10th Percentile £133 £115 £201
90th Percentile £428 £538 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Worcestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +277.36% +1.92% -48.00%
10th Percentile £47.75 £11.42 £12.19
90th Percentile £59.00 £24.03 £25.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Worcestershire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Worcestershire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Worcestershire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Worcester - 1 £600 -
System Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Legacy Data Mapping

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Legacy Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP