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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 28 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.49% 1.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£338 £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +52.50%
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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
126 232 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 62.69% 85.61% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 141 118
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £290 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -36.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £18.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) Ektron
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) iSeries
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) LINQ
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) DSDM
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Ektron
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Endeca
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Coremetrics