The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South East / Kent
Rank - 37 35
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.61% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £313 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £177.50 -
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 261 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 82.38% 75.65% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 209 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

System Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Apple

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Android Tester
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) HP