The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 19 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.33% - 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% - 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£448 - £432
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 - £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £30.50
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 70.83% 69.29% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 66
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.70% -62.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Management
1 5 (62.50%) BPEL
1 5 (62.50%) SysML
1 5 (62.50%) BPMN
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
1 5 (62.50%) ArcSight
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) Websense
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) FireEye
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) JNI
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) SWT
4 2 (25.00%) Degree

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) ArcSight Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Struts
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) JAXB
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) JNI
1 2 (25.00%) SWT
1 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SysML
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Management
1 5 (62.50%) BPEL
1 5 (62.50%) BPMN
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) ArcSight
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) Websense
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) FireEye
4 2 (25.00%) Intel