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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 95 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing System Testing 21 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.98% 0.91% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.28% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
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£350 £294 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -29.14%
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
1674 1326 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.86% 70.91% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 769 698
Average daily rate £385 £367 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 71 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +3 4 £350 - 1
Havant +5 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (22.73%) CSS
5 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 10 (22.73%) VMware
5 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.45%) XML
6 9 (20.45%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) Oracle
7 8 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 7 (15.91%) Ektron
8 7 (15.91%) Military
8 7 (15.91%) MVC
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.91%) C#
9 6 (13.64%) .NET
9 6 (13.64%) ITIL
9 6 (13.64%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco
9 6 (13.64%) CA
9 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.36%) JIRA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) SAS
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Agresso
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
1 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
1 3 (6.82%) FCoE
1 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (15.91%) Military
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.55%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Business Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) SAN Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Business Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Business One Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) XML
4 6 (13.64%) .NET
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (6.82%) Ajax
6 3 (6.82%) WCF
6 3 (6.82%) LINQ
6 3 (6.82%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 8 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 7 (15.91%) MVC
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Coaching
7 4 (9.09%) ERP
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Scrum
7 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Time Management
8 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) COBOL
6 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) VMware
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Ektron
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) CA
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Veritas
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) HP
Hampshire
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