The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
UK / England
Rank 378 374 349
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing System Testing 197 252 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 163 147
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £57.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.86% +58.62%
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34602 38841 37850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.81% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23058 25722 24344
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 1058 1021
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

System Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

System Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 90 £438 +2.94% 13
West Midlands +21 28 £256 -21.15% 5
South East -10 26 £350 +7.69% 13
South West +11 20 £299 -30.92% 5
East Midlands +11 13 £350 -26.31% 1
East of England -7 9 £450 +5.88% 3
North West -13 9 £400 +10.34% 6
Yorkshire +11 1 £338 -11.47% 4
North East - 1 - - 3
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 120 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (29.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 101 (25.25%) Finance
4 88 (22.00%) SQL
5 74 (18.50%) Oracle
6 72 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 69 (17.25%) Security Cleared
8 67 (16.75%) Test Scripting
9 66 (16.50%) Regression Testing
10 58 (14.50%) Java
10 58 (14.50%) Integration Testing
10 58 (14.50%) Test Automation
11 57 (14.25%) SQL Server
12 54 (13.50%) SDLC
13 53 (13.25%) Migration
14 50 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (12.25%) Scrum
15 49 (12.25%) Windows
15 49 (12.25%) MS Excel
16 46 (11.50%) QA
17 45 (11.25%) Linux
18 43 (10.75%) Test Strategy
19 42 (10.50%) System Integration Testing
20 41 (10.25%) Selenium
21 40 (10.00%) C#
22 39 (9.75%) JavaScript
22 39 (9.75%) .NET
23 38 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
23 38 (9.50%) JIRA
23 38 (9.50%) Analytical Skills

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 19 (4.75%) CMS
2 13 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.25%) Confluence
5 9 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.50%) IIS
7 5 (1.25%) SAS
8 4 (1.00%) LiveCycle
9 3 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.75%) JBoss
9 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.50%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.25%) Drupal
11 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.75%) MS Office
3 10 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.00%) MS Project
4 4 (1.00%) Simulink
4 4 (1.00%) Stateflow
4 4 (1.00%) TargetLink
5 2 (0.50%) Mingle
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.00%) SAP BPC
3 6 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.25%) ION MarketView
4 5 (1.25%) Magento
5 4 (1.00%) SAP PS
6 3 (0.75%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.75%) SAP PSCD
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.50%) Primavera
7 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.50%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) Boomi
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.25%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.75%) Internet
2 7 (1.75%) LAN
2 7 (1.75%) Network Security
2 7 (1.75%) WAN
3 6 (1.50%) WLAN
4 5 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.00%) Firewall
6 3 (0.75%) ATM
6 3 (0.75%) Wireless
7 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.25%) HTTP
8 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.50%) Oracle Database
2 26 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.00%) SAP BW
5 13 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 8 (2.00%) DB2
10 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.50%) DbVisualizer
11 6 (1.50%) MySQL
12 5 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 41 (10.25%) Selenium
2 38 (9.50%) JIRA
3 31 (7.75%) Cucumber
3 31 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (6.50%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.00%) SoapUI
6 21 (5.25%) Jenkins
6 21 (5.25%) WebDriver
7 16 (4.00%) JUnit
8 12 (3.00%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.50%) JMeter
10 8 (2.00%) Robot Framework
11 7 (1.75%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.75%) JBehave
11 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.50%) Appium
12 6 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.50%) Maven
12 6 (1.50%) NUnit
General
1 101 (25.25%) Finance
2 28 (7.00%) Banking
3 22 (5.50%) Retail
4 17 (4.25%) Military
5 11 (2.75%) Front Office
6 10 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.25%) Advertising
8 5 (1.25%) Electronics
9 4 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Billing
10 3 (0.75%) Marketing
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Games
11 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (33.00%) Analyst
2 64 (16.00%) Developer
3 54 (13.50%) Test Analyst
4 43 (10.75%) Tester
5 36 (9.00%) Business Analyst
6 28 (7.00%) Consultant
7 27 (6.75%) Test Engineer
8 25 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
9 17 (4.25%) Functional Analyst
9 17 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
11 15 (3.75%) SAP Analyst
11 15 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.50%) Automation Tester
12 14 (3.50%) SAP Functional Analyst
12 14 (3.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 14 (3.50%) Test Manager
13 12 (3.00%) SAP Consultant
14 11 (2.75%) Java Developer
15 10 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.75%) .NET
2 35 (8.75%) HTML
3 25 (6.25%) XML
4 22 (5.50%) Web Services
5 20 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.50%) ASP.NET
6 18 (4.50%) Gherkin
7 15 (3.75%) J2EE
8 12 (3.00%) RESTful
9 11 (2.75%) jQuery
9 11 (2.75%) SOAP
9 11 (2.75%) Spring
10 10 (2.50%) CSS
11 9 (2.25%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.00%) LINQ
12 8 (2.00%) Middleware
13 7 (1.75%) Ajax
13 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.75%) Entity Framework
13 7 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.75%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.00%) NHS
4 15 (3.75%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.75%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.50%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.00%) iPad
8 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.75%) Derivative
9 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.75%) FMCG
9 3 (0.75%) iSeries
9 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.75%) User Experience
10 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.25%) Windows
2 45 (11.25%) Linux
3 32 (8.00%) Unix
4 21 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.75%) Android
7 3 (0.75%) MVS
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.50%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (29.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 67 (16.75%) Test Scripting
4 66 (16.50%) Regression Testing
5 58 (14.50%) Integration Testing
5 58 (14.50%) Test Automation
6 54 (13.50%) SDLC
7 53 (13.25%) Migration
8 50 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (12.25%) Scrum
10 43 (10.75%) Test Strategy
11 42 (10.50%) System Integration Testing
12 38 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (8.75%) Automated Testing
13 35 (8.75%) Data Analysis
13 35 (8.75%) Manual Testing
13 35 (8.75%) Software Testing
14 34 (8.50%) Data Migration
15 32 (8.00%) Validation
16 31 (7.75%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (22.00%) SQL
2 58 (14.50%) Java
3 40 (10.00%) C#
4 39 (9.75%) JavaScript
5 35 (8.75%) C
6 30 (7.50%) Python
7 23 (5.75%) Perl
8 18 (4.50%) C++
9 14 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.50%) ABAP
10 10 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.75%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.75%) VB
13 6 (1.50%) PHP
14 4 (1.00%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.75%) COBOL
15 3 (0.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 69 (17.25%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 30 (7.50%) ISEB
3 30 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.75%) Degree
5 18 (4.50%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.75%) CCNA
7 11 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (2.50%) CCA
8 10 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (2.50%) MCSE
9 8 (2.00%) BC Cleared
9 8 (2.00%) MCP
10 7 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.00%) HNC
12 3 (0.75%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.50%) QA
2 14 (3.50%) SLA
3 6 (1.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 6 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.50%) GMP
4 4 (1.00%) ISO26262
4 4 (1.00%) MiFID
5 3 (0.75%) IFRS
5 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.75%) SDET
6 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.50%) HL7
6 2 (0.50%) SEPA
6 2 (0.50%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.25%) EMIR
7 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 22 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.00%) Firmware
3 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.50%) Cronacle
4 2 (0.50%) NDS
4 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Ambari
4 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.25%) Control-M
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (18.50%) Oracle
2 72 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (9.25%) SAP
4 14 (3.50%) IBM
5 12 (3.00%) Cisco
5 12 (3.00%) VMware
6 9 (2.25%) Adobe
7 8 (2.00%) HP
8 7 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.75%) ION Trading
8 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.50%) Informatica
10 5 (1.25%) hybris
11 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.00%) Serena
12 3 (0.75%) Pega
12 3 (0.75%) Remedy
12 3 (0.75%) Reuters
12 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.50%) T-Plan
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