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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 146 168 158
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing System Testing 13 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.49% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.61% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 35
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
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
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
2925 4410 5021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.86% 80.47% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 3433 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £609 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 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 City of London region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 22 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Banking
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.75%) JIRA
8 5 (15.63%) QA
8 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Use Case
9 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Validation
9 4 (12.50%) Informatica
9 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.38%) Cognos
10 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.38%) ETL
10 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.38%) HP
10 3 (9.38%) ISEB
10 3 (9.38%) Java

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 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) RiskWrite
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Mart
1 3 (9.38%) PowerCenter
2 2 (6.25%) ActiveReports
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) MS Access
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) BAPI
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
2 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 4 (12.50%) Use Case
6 4 (12.50%) Validation
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) WCAG
3 1 (3.13%) ISO20022
3 1 (3.13%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Informatica
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Cognos
2 3 (9.38%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) hybris
3 2 (6.25%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Murex
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