The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 48 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 15 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.98% 1.34% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.82% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £308 £500 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% +82.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £410 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -38.25%
System Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
561 549 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.21% 73.69% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 280 405
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 26
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.01 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.13% +31.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Watford -9 4 - -
St Albans - 3 £308 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £304 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 10 (58.82%) WebDriver
2 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
2 10 (58.82%) Gherkin
3 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 9 (52.94%) Unix
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Retail
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 5 (29.41%) J2EE
7 5 (29.41%) DB2
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) JMeter
7 5 (29.41%) Magento
7 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (29.41%) Document Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
1 5 (29.41%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
1 10 (58.82%) WebDriver
2 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
3 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 5 (29.41%) JBehave
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) JMeter
5 4 (23.53%) Appium
5 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
5 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 4 (23.53%) Maven
5 4 (23.53%) NUnit
5 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
6 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (17.65%) Robot Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Protractor
7 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Tester
2 9 (52.94%) Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Tester
7 1 (5.88%) ETL Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Gherkin
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
6 5 (29.41%) ATDD
6 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Coaching
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Document Management
6 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Data Management
7 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
3 3 (17.65%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya