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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 85 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 21 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.18% 1.17% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.46% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 15
Median daily rate £325 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £445 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.51%
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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1406 1505 1656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.99% 79.76% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 988 910
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 73
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Southampton +5 5 £393 +20.76%
Farnborough -3 4 £600 -35.13%
Winchester +4 3 £325 -
Fareham -14 1 £263 - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (33.33%) Java
6 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) Unix
8 8 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 6 (16.67%) JIRA
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Finance
10 6 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (16.67%) Smart Meter
11 5 (13.89%) SDLC
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
11 5 (13.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
11 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.89%) HTML
11 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
11 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
11 5 (13.89%) QA
11 5 (13.89%) Release Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (11.11%) SAS
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) ATM
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (5.56%) HeidiSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Kalido
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.78%) QlikView
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Robot Framework
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) TestNG
4 2 (5.56%) Toad
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Developer
1 9 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior UAT Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.56%) UAT Lead
5 2 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Ajax
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.33%) J2EE
2 3 (8.33%) Java SE
2 3 (8.33%) JMS
2 3 (8.33%) JPA
2 3 (8.33%) JSF
2 3 (8.33%) JSP
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) PrimeFaces
2 3 (8.33%) REST
2 3 (8.33%) RESTful
2 3 (8.33%) Spring
2 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
2 3 (8.33%) Spring Integration
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.56%) Smartcard
4 2 (5.56%) STB
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) iSeries
5 1 (2.78%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Release Management
6 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Test Management
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.33%) OWASP
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) Tcl
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) HNC
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) T-Plan
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) DoubleClick
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com