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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 121 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing System Testing 7 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 1.07% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 4
Median daily rate £350 £320 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £150 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £490 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
System Testing
South East

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
1993 2083 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.37% 74.55% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1097 1006
Median daily rate £408 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 44
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -12 4 £550 +57.14% 2
Slough - 1 £275 - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Cost Transparency
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet Project Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Cost Transparency
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Pega
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore