The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 106 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.050% 0.12% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.15% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £250 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1613 2043 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.09% 81.14% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1082 1052
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 44
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 1 £250 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 6 (46.15%) CRM
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Django
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) web2py
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Pega
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) LSMW
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Python Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Django
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) web2py
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Cutover Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) OWASP
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Ariba
3 1 (7.69%) ForgeRock
3 1 (7.69%) OpenText
3 1 (7.69%) Pega
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore