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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 26 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.33% 3.32% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.93% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
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£370 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £30.50
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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
187 142 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.92% 67.30% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 141
Average daily rate £400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £140 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £13.49 £21.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) DB2
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) Google
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Coremetrics
5 4 (36.36%) Endeca
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Tester
4 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
7 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
7 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Servlets
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) iSeries
2 3 (27.27%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Release Management
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Google
3 4 (36.36%) Coremetrics
3 4 (36.36%) Endeca
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle