The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 92 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing System Testing 29 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.36% 0.96% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.28% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 12
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£350 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
System Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1729 1566 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.33% 75.40% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 915 747
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 77 90
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -2 7 £375 +11.11%
Hook -2 6 £340 +4.56%
Portsmouth - 2 £340 - 1
Winchester - 2 £313 -
Andover -1 1 - -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 20 (41.67%) SQL
1 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) Waterfall
3 17 (35.42%) Business Continuity
4 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 11 (22.92%) XML
7 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (16.67%) Release Management
10 8 (16.67%) QA
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.58%) HTML
12 6 (12.50%) Java
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (12.50%) IBM
12 6 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (12.50%) JIRA
13 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
13 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
13 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle
13 5 (10.42%) .NET

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
1 2 (4.17%) FCoE
1 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) SNMP
2 1 (2.08%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) OLAP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.08%) QlikView
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
4 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Analyst
2 27 (56.25%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Tester
3 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) XML
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (6.25%) SOAP
6 2 (4.17%) Java EE
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
6 2 (4.17%) JSP
6 2 (4.17%) Servlets
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.08%) JMS
7 1 (2.08%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) J2EE
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) jQuery
7 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) iSeries
2 2 (4.17%) AS400
2 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) AIX
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 19 (39.58%) Waterfall
3 17 (35.42%) Business Continuity
4 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Release Management
8 6 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
11 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.33%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) Google
5 3 (6.25%) Coremetrics
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Endeca
6 2 (4.17%) Veritas
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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