The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 26 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.55% 0.99% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.46% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 137 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.68% 67.82% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 90
Average daily rate £388 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% -20.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Ektron
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 3 (25.00%) LINQ
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) DB2
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) Release Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) DB2
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Development Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Development Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) LINQ
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Ektron
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Coremetrics
4 1 (8.33%) Endeca