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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 167 167 171
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing System Testing 30 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.75% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 36
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£425 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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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
4333 4563 5651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.42% 77.35% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3384 4203
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 40 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (51.56%) Finance
3 28 (43.75%) Banking
4 25 (39.06%) SQL
5 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
6 21 (32.81%) Integration Testing
7 15 (23.44%) SWIFT
8 14 (21.88%) QA
8 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.88%) Business Analysis
9 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (18.75%) Validation
11 11 (17.19%) Migration
11 11 (17.19%) ETL
12 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (12.50%) Oracle
15 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
16 6 (9.38%) Degree
16 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
16 6 (9.38%) SDLC
16 6 (9.38%) XML
16 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
16 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
16 6 (9.38%) ISEB
17 5 (7.81%) HP
17 5 (7.81%) Control-M
17 5 (7.81%) Java

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (3.13%) CMS
1 2 (3.13%) LiveLink
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Sage BI
3 1 (1.56%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Taleo
1 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.25%) Data Mart
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.13%) QlikView
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.13%) ProClarity
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.69%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.56%) JMeter
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.56%) Calabash
4 1 (1.56%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.56%) Appium
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 28 (43.75%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Back Office
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 3 (4.69%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Front Office
7 1 (1.56%) Publishing
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Developer
3 14 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Tester
4 13 (20.31%) Test Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) Systems Tester
6 10 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) Systems Test Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (4.69%) VB Developer
11 3 (4.69%) CRM Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
12 2 (3.13%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) MDX
4 2 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) Akka
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) JMS
5 1 (1.56%) BAPI
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) SWIFT
2 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.69%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.56%) Equities
6 1 (1.56%) IPTV
6 1 (1.56%) Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.56%) EFT
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 21 (32.81%) Integration Testing
4 14 (21.88%) Business Analysis
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.75%) Validation
5 12 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Migration
6 11 (17.19%) ETL
7 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) SDLC
9 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.81%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.69%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) VB6
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) Erlang
7 1 (1.56%) Scala
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) ISEB
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) COREP
3 1 (1.56%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Control-M
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Informatica
4 4 (6.25%) Cognos
5 3 (4.69%) OpenText
6 2 (3.13%) WorldPay
6 2 (3.13%) Siebel
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Sage
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Charles River
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe
7 1 (1.56%) Calypso
7 1 (1.56%) Capita
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) Aprimo
7 1 (1.56%) Tableau
7 1 (1.56%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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