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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 30 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.39% 1.08% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£351 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -29.14%
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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
163 146 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.99% 78.92% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 82 109
Average daily rate £383 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (63.64%) Ektron
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) CMS
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) SAS
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) Linux

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Development Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Ektron
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle