The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 146 125 177
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +52
Contract jobs citing System Testing 15 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.98% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.17% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 22
Median daily rate £436 £458 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £210 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
System Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2778 2909 4761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.41% 83.88% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2336 3725
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.59 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (20.00%) C#
7 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) Banking
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.14%) MS Office
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (14.29%) Unix
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) SLA
9 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
1 3 (8.57%) LiveCycle
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Force.com
1 1 (2.86%) G Suite
1 1 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Base SAS
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 5 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SAS Modeller
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Release Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) LESS
4 2 (5.71%) Mustache
4 2 (5.71%) Sass
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.57%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) DTCC
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) SDLC
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) User Stories
5 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.57%) V-Model
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (5.71%) Cash Management
7 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) SEPA
2 2 (5.71%) TARGET2
3 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Avature
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Kenexa
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Serena
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.86%) WorldPay
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