The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £383 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.96%
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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
48 76 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 76.19% 76.77% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 56 140
Average daily rate £518 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £636 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £54.25 £22.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% +139.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Docklands, London region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Docklands, London region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) ClearQuest
1 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
4 1 (10.00%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Planning
1 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft