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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 142 164 167
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 12 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.83% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 27
Median daily rate £400 £481 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.79% +20.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.44%
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
2819 4359 4793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.09% 80.32% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 3428 3599
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (21.43%) Banking
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.86%) SOAP
5 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
6 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 4 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) Validation
6 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) QA
6 4 (14.29%) Selenium
6 4 (14.29%) Use Case
6 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) VBA
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle

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 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) RiskWrite
2 1 (3.57%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (3.57%) BODI
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) JMS
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
1 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.57%) PMI
1 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Use Case
5 4 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) hybris
2 2 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.57%) Murex
3 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
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