Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 19 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 178 166
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 18 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.59% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.70% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £363 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -6.75% +11.07%
10th Percentile £196 £267 £225
90th Percentile £438 £448 £550
England median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.35
England median hourly rate £32.75 £38.25 £12.35
% change year-on-year -14.38% +209.72% -62.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3631 4577 5148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.47% 84.14% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2415 2988 3539
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 130 178
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.74
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Yorkshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Yorkshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Yorkshire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Yorkshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
West Yorkshire +18 13 £275 -14.06% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) IBM
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) Ant
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (22.22%) RAD
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Maven
7 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (22.22%) Gradle
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 4 (22.22%) iPad
7 4 (22.22%) Rational Application Developer
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 4 (22.22%) Dojo
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) DataStage
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Gradle
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Portal Developer
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) DataStage Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Designer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) Dojo
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) React
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) iPad
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) RAD
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) ETL Development
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) C
5 2 (11.11%) COBOL
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) CyberArk