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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 33 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.39% 0.68% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.84% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+244.12% -67.06%
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
228 238 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.17% 80.95% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 141 131
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 20 (64.52%) PL/SQL
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
1 20 (64.52%) XML
1 20 (64.52%) Unix
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Forms
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database 10g
1 20 (64.52%) Shell Script
1 20 (64.52%) Business Analysis
1 20 (64.52%) Business Development
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (29.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
2 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
2 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
2 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
2 9 (29.03%) ISEB
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.90%) TestComplete
7 4 (12.90%) JIRA
7 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing

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 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database 10g
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (12.90%) HP UFT
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Developer
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle Forms Developer
2 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL Developer
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Report Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.23%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) XML
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Business Analysis
1 20 (64.52%) Business Development
2 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
2 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
3 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) PL/SQL
1 20 (64.52%) Shell Script
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) ISEB
1 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
1 9 (29.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle