The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 170 206 198
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.076% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Systems Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3345 5238 5543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.16% 95.05% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2675 4088 4008
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 77 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £10.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.60 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Tester
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 Systems Tester across the City of London region.

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Tester
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 Systems Tester across the City of London region.

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Systems Tester contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris

Systems Tester Skill Set
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 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle