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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 97 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 20 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.90% 0.94% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.30% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 10
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£360 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
1731 1467 1315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.55% 72.23% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 862 814
Average daily rate £390 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 62 82
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.75 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Winchester -6 8 £343 +14.16%
Hook -1 4 £359 +4.06%
Basingstoke +7 3 £376 -
Southampton - 1 £475 - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
3 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
4 9 (20.93%) XML
5 8 (18.60%) Windows
5 8 (18.60%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
5 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
6 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (16.28%) Ektron
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) CSS
6 7 (16.28%) MVC
6 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Linux
7 6 (13.95%) VMware
7 6 (13.95%) JIRA
7 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (11.63%) Release Management
8 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.63%) .NET
8 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.98%) SAS
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) FCoE
1 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (4.65%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (6.98%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Test Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) SAS Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Testing Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Development Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Development Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
1 9 (20.93%) XML
2 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) .NET
4 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (6.98%) WCF
5 3 (6.98%) LINQ
6 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.98%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.33%) iSeries
2 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) AIX
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
2 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
3 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
4 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (16.28%) MVC
4 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.63%) Release Management
6 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Coaching
8 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 3 (6.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) C#
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Ektron
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Veritas
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) Endeca
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) HP