The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 308 273 269
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs citing System Testing 90 123 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 75 72
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£435 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
System Testing
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
City of London -11 15 £475 +5.55% 11
Chessington - 1 £275 -
Croydon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 96 (43.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 84 (38.01%) SQL
3 67 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (27.60%) Finance
5 48 (21.72%) XML
6 41 (18.55%) QA
7 40 (18.10%) Oracle
8 37 (16.74%) Business Analysis
8 37 (16.74%) Test Scripting
9 35 (15.84%) Java
10 34 (15.38%) Banking
10 34 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (14.48%) Regression Testing
12 28 (12.67%) Integration Testing
13 27 (12.22%) .NET
14 26 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 25 (11.31%) QuickTest Pro
15 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
16 24 (10.86%) SQL Server
16 24 (10.86%) Scrum
17 23 (10.41%) Migration
18 22 (9.95%) HP
18 22 (9.95%) Selenium
18 22 (9.95%) SoapUI
18 22 (9.95%) Test Strategy
19 20 (9.05%) JIRA
19 20 (9.05%) Test Management
19 20 (9.05%) HTML
19 20 (9.05%) TDD
20 19 (8.60%) Software Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (4.07%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.81%) CMS
4 3 (1.36%) Apache
4 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.36%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.90%) Confluence
5 2 (0.90%) Node.js
5 2 (0.90%) JBoss
5 2 (0.90%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.90%) Documentum
5 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.07%) MS Office
3 7 (3.17%) MS Project
4 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.36%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.90%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.45%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.45%) Global One
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.45%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Force.com
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) Wireshark
2 4 (1.81%) SAN
3 3 (1.36%) Internet
3 3 (1.36%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) GPRS
4 1 (0.45%) GSM
4 1 (0.45%) Extranet
4 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.71%) DB2
5 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.36%) MS Access
7 3 (1.36%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.90%) MySQL
8 2 (0.90%) OLAP
8 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 25 (11.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (9.95%) Selenium
2 22 (9.95%) SoapUI
3 20 (9.05%) JIRA
4 13 (5.88%) JUnit
5 8 (3.62%) PHPUnit
5 8 (3.62%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.62%) Ant
5 8 (3.62%) LoadRunner
5 8 (3.62%) Maven
6 7 (3.17%) RequisitePro
7 6 (2.71%) Rational Functional Tester
7 6 (2.71%) DbUnit
7 6 (2.71%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (2.71%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.71%) Rational Robot
7 6 (2.71%) Subversion
8 5 (2.26%) JMeter
9 3 (1.36%) NUnit
9 3 (1.36%) PeopleTools
General
1 61 (27.60%) Finance
2 34 (15.38%) Banking
3 13 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.62%) Retail
5 7 (3.17%) Front Office
6 6 (2.71%) Back Office
7 3 (1.36%) Billing
8 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (42.08%) Analyst
2 41 (18.55%) Business Analyst
2 41 (18.55%) Test Analyst
3 40 (18.10%) Developer
4 26 (11.76%) Tester
5 20 (9.05%) Test Manager
6 19 (8.60%) Consultant
7 12 (5.43%) Test Engineer
8 11 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.52%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (4.07%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.07%) Systems Tester
10 9 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.62%) JDE Consultant
12 7 (3.17%) Technical Test Analyst
13 6 (2.71%) Senior Test Analyst
14 5 (2.26%) Project Manager
14 5 (2.26%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.72%) XML
2 27 (12.22%) .NET
3 20 (9.05%) HTML
4 17 (7.69%) SOAP
5 16 (7.24%) CSS
6 12 (5.43%) jQuery
7 10 (4.52%) XSLT
8 9 (4.07%) Spring
8 9 (4.07%) Web Services
9 8 (3.62%) JDBC
9 8 (3.62%) Servlets
10 7 (3.17%) WPF
11 5 (2.26%) WinForms
11 5 (2.26%) FpML
11 5 (2.26%) J2EE
11 5 (2.26%) RESTful
12 4 (1.81%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.81%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.36%) Oracle ADF
13 3 (1.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.52%) SWIFT
3 8 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.17%) iPhone
4 7 (3.17%) Derivative
5 6 (2.71%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.71%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.26%) Equities
6 5 (2.26%) W3C
7 4 (1.81%) iPad
7 4 (1.81%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.36%) Handset
8 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.36%) User Experience
8 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.14%) Linux
2 14 (6.33%) Windows
3 11 (4.98%) UNIX
4 9 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.17%) Android
6 4 (1.81%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.36%) webOS
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.90%) CentOS
8 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.90%) Solaris
8 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 67 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.74%) Business Analysis
3 37 (16.74%) Test Scripting
4 32 (14.48%) Regression Testing
5 28 (12.67%) Integration Testing
6 24 (10.86%) Scrum
7 23 (10.41%) Migration
8 22 (9.95%) Test Strategy
9 20 (9.05%) Test Management
9 20 (9.05%) TDD
10 19 (8.60%) Software Testing
10 19 (8.60%) Test Automation
10 19 (8.60%) Functional Testing
11 18 (8.14%) Project Management
12 17 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.24%) Unit Testing
14 14 (6.33%) Data Migration
14 14 (6.33%) BDD
14 14 (6.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (38.01%) SQL
2 35 (15.84%) Java
3 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.79%) C#
5 11 (4.98%) PHP
5 11 (4.98%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.62%) C++
6 8 (3.62%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.17%) Python
8 5 (2.26%) VBA
9 4 (1.81%) C
10 3 (1.36%) Perl
10 3 (1.36%) VB
10 3 (1.36%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.36%) C-shell
10 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.36%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.36%) Groovy
11 2 (0.90%) PHP5
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (7.69%) ISEB
2 15 (6.79%) Degree
3 13 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.98%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (18.55%) QA
2 6 (2.71%) EMIR
3 4 (1.81%) COREP
4 2 (0.90%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (18.10%) Oracle
2 26 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.95%) HP
4 15 (6.79%) JD Edwards
5 8 (3.62%) SAP
5 8 (3.62%) Sybase
5 8 (3.62%) IBM
6 6 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.26%) ION Trading
7 5 (2.26%) Adobe
7 5 (2.26%) Calypso
8 4 (1.81%) VMware
9 3 (1.36%) CODA
9 3 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.36%) Cognos
9 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.90%) Zend
10 2 (0.90%) Demandware
10 2 (0.90%) Telerik
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