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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 93 82 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing System Testing 22 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.20% 2.17% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.65% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 11
Median daily rate £343 £394 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% +17.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 -
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -
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
1429 1852 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.13% 82.02% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1134 889
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £510 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 86 72
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Basingstoke +8 5 £425 +14.86% 1
Portsmouth -4 4 £275 -47.11%
Andover -10 3 - - 1
Farnborough - 3 - -
Winchester -1 1 £255 -21.53%
Hook -3 1 £325 -10.15%
Alton - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
1 25 (53.19%) Security Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) Linux
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 19 (40.43%) Oracle
5 17 (36.17%) Windows
6 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.91%) ITIL
8 14 (29.79%) VMware
8 14 (29.79%) Service Design
9 13 (27.66%) CSS
9 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
9 13 (27.66%) jQuery
9 13 (27.66%) Ajax
10 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (25.53%) Perl
10 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
10 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
10 12 (25.53%) Shell Script
11 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
11 11 (23.40%) Unix
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
12 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
12 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (21.28%) Military
13 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
13 9 (19.15%) HTML

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 8 (17.02%) SAS
2 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.26%) GemFire
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.77%) MS Office
4 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) GitHub
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Kerberos
2 5 (10.64%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) VLAN
4 2 (4.26%) ATM
4 2 (4.26%) SAN
4 2 (4.26%) SSH
4 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.13%) ADSL
5 1 (2.13%) BGP
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) GPRS
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) LLU
5 1 (2.13%) OSPF
5 1 (2.13%) PSTN
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
2 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (17.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.26%) Big Data
8 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.26%) HBase
8 2 (4.26%) OLTP
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (2.13%) DB2
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (17.02%) Selenium
4 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (14.89%) TeamCity
5 6 (12.77%) Robot Framework
6 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
6 5 (10.64%) JUnit
7 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.51%) MSI
7 4 (8.51%) NUnit
7 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
7 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.51%) WiX
8 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
8 3 (6.38%) JIRA
8 3 (6.38%) NetBeans
8 3 (6.38%) TestNG
8 3 (6.38%) Toad
8 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.28%) Military
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (14.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 7 (14.89%) SAS Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Ajax
1 13 (27.66%) CSS
1 13 (27.66%) jQuery
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) .NET
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) Middleware
4 7 (14.89%) XML
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.51%) Breeze.js
6 4 (8.51%) Durandal
6 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.51%) Express
6 4 (8.51%) Kendo UI
6 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (8.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.26%) Derivative
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Smart Energy
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Unix
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.38%) CentOS
9 2 (4.26%) AIX
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) ITIL
3 14 (29.79%) Service Design
4 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
5 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (19.15%) Release Management
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.89%) User Stories
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.77%) TDD
9 6 (12.77%) V-Model
9 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.64%) Time Management
10 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
11 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) Perl
3 12 (25.53%) Shell Script
4 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Java
5 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.77%) C#
7 4 (8.51%) PHP
7 4 (8.51%) Python
7 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.51%) VB
8 3 (6.38%) C
8 3 (6.38%) C++
9 2 (4.26%) Tcl
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Security Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DBS Check
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.38%) MCSE
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.26%) RHCE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.26%) HDFS
4 2 (4.26%) iptables
4 2 (4.26%) Postfix
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Oracle
3 14 (29.79%) VMware
4 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) DevExpress
6 4 (8.51%) T-Plan
7 2 (4.26%) BMC
7 2 (4.26%) CA
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 2 (4.26%) Serena
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) Veritas