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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 170 173 159
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing System Testing 41 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.53% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.68% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 46
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
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
4655 4538 5566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.79% 77.56% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3686 3372 4145
Average daily rate £474 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 97
Average hourly rate £21.40 £22.69 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 43 (63.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (52.94%) Finance
3 28 (41.18%) Banking
4 25 (36.76%) SQL
5 21 (30.88%) Integration Testing
6 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 17 (25.00%) QA
7 15 (22.06%) Validation
7 15 (22.06%) Business Analysis
7 15 (22.06%) SWIFT
8 13 (19.12%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.65%) Migration
10 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
10 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (14.71%) ETL
12 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (13.24%) .NET
13 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (10.29%) Oracle
14 7 (10.29%) SDLC
14 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
15 6 (8.82%) XML
15 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
15 6 (8.82%) C#
15 6 (8.82%) ISEB
16 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
16 5 (7.35%) HP
16 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
16 5 (7.35%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.94%) CMS
1 2 (2.94%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Sage BI
3 1 (1.47%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.47%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.47%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Taleo
1 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.47%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Data Mart
5 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.94%) QlikView
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.94%) ProClarity
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (2.94%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.47%) Calabash
4 1 (1.47%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.47%) Appium
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 28 (41.18%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Front Office
5 2 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Developer
3 16 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 15 (22.06%) Tester
5 13 (19.12%) Systems Tester
6 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Systems Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Financial Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Test Leader
11 3 (4.41%) Informatica Developer
11 3 (4.41%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (4.41%) VB Developer
11 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) XML
3 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) Web Services
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.41%) MDX
5 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (2.94%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.47%) Akka
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) SOAP
6 1 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) SWIFT
2 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.47%) Equities
6 1 (1.47%) IPTV
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) EFT
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (30.88%) Integration Testing
3 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (22.06%) Business Analysis
4 15 (22.06%) Validation
5 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.12%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (17.65%) Migration
7 10 (14.71%) ETL
8 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.29%) SDLC
10 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Workflow
11 4 (5.88%) CRM
12 3 (4.41%) Scrum
12 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.82%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.41%) VB
5 3 (4.41%) VB6
6 2 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) Erlang
7 1 (1.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.82%) ISEB
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) COREP
3 2 (2.94%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) HP
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) OpenText
3 3 (4.41%) Informatica
3 3 (4.41%) Cognos
4 2 (2.94%) CODA
4 2 (2.94%) Sage
4 2 (2.94%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau
5 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) Charles River
5 1 (1.47%) Siebel
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago