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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 164 178 165
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing System Testing 36 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.70% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 35
Average daily rate
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£470 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £352 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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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
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 39 (70.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (52.73%) Finance
3 24 (43.64%) Banking
4 23 (41.82%) Integration Testing
5 19 (34.55%) SQL
6 16 (29.09%) Validation
6 16 (29.09%) QA
6 16 (29.09%) SWIFT
6 16 (29.09%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
9 9 (16.36%) Migration
10 8 (14.55%) .NET
10 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.91%) Oracle
12 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
13 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
13 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (9.09%) XML
13 5 (9.09%) ETL
14 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
14 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
14 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
14 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.27%) HP
14 4 (7.27%) ISEB
14 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.82%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.82%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.64%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 24 (43.64%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.64%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) Tester
3 14 (25.45%) Systems Tester
4 13 (23.64%) Business Analyst
5 12 (21.82%) Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Test Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
9 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.45%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) VB Developer
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) MDX
4 2 (3.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) SWIFT
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (41.82%) Integration Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Validation
3 16 (29.09%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
6 9 (16.36%) Migration
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.09%) ETL
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Workflow
9 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.45%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (5.45%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.45%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (5.45%) User Stories
11 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.27%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.45%) VB
4 3 (5.45%) VB6
5 2 (3.64%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
6 1 (1.82%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
1 4 (7.27%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) COREP
2 2 (3.64%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) CODA
4 2 (3.64%) OpenText
5 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Aprimo
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