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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 32 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.09% 3.80% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 5.39% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £438 £351 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.82% +12.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
System Testing
Hampshire

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
194 167 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.17% 70.46% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 78 88
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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%) Release Management
2 8 (72.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) SAS
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) ETL
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
7 1 (9.09%) Android
7 1 (9.09%) iSeries
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) Endeca
7 1 (9.09%) Google
7 1 (9.09%) Coremetrics
7 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
1 8 (72.73%) SAS Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ETL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SAS ETL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) SAS BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Release Management
2 7 (63.64%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Coremetrics
3 1 (9.09%) Endeca
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) IBM