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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
London / City of London
Rank 137 140 171
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +31
Contract jobs citing System Testing 18 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.47% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 9
Median daily rate £525 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

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
2501 2769 4247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.75% 86.75% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1984 2201 3314
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 £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (30.30%) Asset Management
4 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (27.27%) .NET
4 9 (27.27%) SLA
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) HTML
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.18%) Change Management
7 6 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
7 6 (18.18%) Banking
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 4 (12.12%) C
9 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Front Office

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 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) LiveCycle
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (3.03%) ION MarketView
2 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.03%) Big Data
7 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Front Office
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Release Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Perl Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Lead
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.03%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) LESS
4 1 (3.03%) Murex MxML
4 1 (3.03%) Mustache
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Asset Management
2 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 6 (18.18%) MVC
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.06%) Cash Management
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) C
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) MiFID
3 3 (9.09%) QA
4 2 (6.06%) SEPA
4 2 (6.06%) TARGET2
5 1 (3.03%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) Serena
4 1 (3.03%) Avature
4 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.03%) Charles River
4 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.03%) Kenexa
4 1 (3.03%) Murex
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy