The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 77 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing System Testing 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 1.03% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.37% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£265 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £370 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £352 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.37% +31.81%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 949 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.50% 75.02% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 568 350
Average daily rate £364 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 8 £288 -17.85% 2
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
1 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
4 9 (33.33%) SDLC
5 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Test Management
7 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) Ajax
8 5 (18.52%) Java
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
9 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
9 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (14.81%) DHTML
9 4 (14.81%) Struts
9 4 (14.81%) JSP
9 4 (14.81%) OO

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) 4G
1 1 (3.70%) LTE
1 1 (3.70%) 2G
1 1 (3.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) Ajax
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) DHTML
5 4 (14.81%) Struts
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
5 4 (14.81%) SAML
5 4 (14.81%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
1 4 (14.81%) Social Media
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (33.33%) SDLC
3 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Test Management
4 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) OOD
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) B2C
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) SEO
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Content Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Google
2 4 (14.81%) Coremetrics
2 4 (14.81%) PayPal
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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