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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 354 298 287
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -11
Contract jobs citing System Testing 72 129 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.68% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 74 95
Median daily rate £458 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
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
18130 18917 19369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.86% 83.57% 80.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13033 13514 14273
Median daily rate £476 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 254
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
City of London -25 15 £436 -4.69% 7
Feltham -1 3 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £375 -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 London region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 52 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.25%) Finance
3 49 (30.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (28.75%) SQL
5 37 (23.13%) Regression Testing
6 34 (21.25%) JIRA
7 28 (17.50%) Integration Testing
8 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
8 27 (16.88%) SDLC
9 25 (15.63%) Oracle
10 24 (15.00%) Java
10 24 (15.00%) Banking
11 22 (13.75%) Test Scripting
12 21 (13.13%) Business Analysis
12 21 (13.13%) HTML
12 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
13 20 (12.50%) Windows
14 19 (11.88%) Selenium
15 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (11.25%) Test Strategy
15 18 (11.25%) JavaScript
15 18 (11.25%) Scrum
16 17 (10.63%) SoapUI
17 16 (10.00%) Unit Testing
17 16 (10.00%) C#
17 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
18 15 (9.38%) .NET
18 15 (9.38%) Python
18 15 (9.38%) Degree
19 14 (8.75%) Functional Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 11 (6.88%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.38%) Apache
3 7 (4.38%) IIS
3 7 (4.38%) JBoss
4 5 (3.13%) CMS
4 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.50%) Confluence
5 4 (2.50%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.63%) Documentum
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Magento
1 3 (1.88%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.25%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.25%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.63%) Force.com
2 1 (0.63%) G Suite
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Internet
2 6 (3.75%) DVB
3 5 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (1.25%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.63%) ATM
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.00%) DB2
5 7 (4.38%) MySQL
5 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.88%) Big Data
8 3 (1.88%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.25%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.25%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.63%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 34 (21.25%) JIRA
2 19 (11.88%) Selenium
3 17 (10.63%) SoapUI
4 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.25%) JUnit
4 10 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.38%) JMeter
5 7 (4.38%) Maven
6 6 (3.75%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.75%) Subversion
7 5 (3.13%) Ant
7 5 (3.13%) Gerrit
7 5 (3.13%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.13%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.13%) Toad
8 2 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.25%) JBehave
8 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (31.25%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Banking
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Front Office
4 7 (4.38%) Military
5 5 (3.13%) Back Office
6 4 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (39.38%) Analyst
2 34 (21.25%) Developer
3 28 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 16 (10.00%) Tester
6 9 (5.63%) Consultant
6 9 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 8 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.13%) HTML
2 15 (9.38%) .NET
3 11 (6.88%) SOAP
4 9 (5.63%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.63%) CSS
5 8 (5.00%) Web Services
6 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.38%) REST
7 6 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.75%) XML
8 5 (3.13%) Gherkin
8 5 (3.13%) LAMP
8 5 (3.13%) RESTful
8 5 (3.13%) SailPoint
8 5 (3.13%) XHTML
9 3 (1.88%) HTML5
10 2 (1.25%) LESS
10 2 (1.25%) Mustache
10 2 (1.25%) OAuth
10 2 (1.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 8 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.75%) Digital TV
4 6 (3.75%) STB
5 4 (2.50%) NHS
5 4 (2.50%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.88%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.88%) Derivative
7 2 (1.25%) AS400
7 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.25%) FMCG
7 2 (1.25%) iSeries
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.50%) Windows
2 13 (8.13%) Unix
3 12 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.25%) Linux
5 5 (3.13%) Solaris
6 3 (1.88%) MVS
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (23.13%) Regression Testing
4 28 (17.50%) Integration Testing
5 27 (16.88%) SDLC
6 22 (13.75%) Test Scripting
7 21 (13.13%) Business Analysis
8 18 (11.25%) Scrum
8 18 (11.25%) Test Strategy
9 16 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.75%) Functional Testing
10 14 (8.75%) Migration
10 14 (8.75%) TDD
11 13 (8.13%) Asset Management
11 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.13%) Test Automation
12 12 (7.50%) Performance Testing
13 11 (6.88%) Change Control
13 11 (6.88%) Data Analysis
13 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.75%) SQL
2 24 (15.00%) Java
3 18 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.00%) C#
5 15 (9.38%) Python
6 14 (8.75%) C
7 12 (7.50%) C++
8 8 (5.00%) Perl
9 6 (3.75%) Ruby
10 4 (2.50%) COBOL
10 4 (2.50%) PHP
11 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.88%) JCL
11 3 (1.88%) VB
11 3 (1.88%) VBA
11 3 (1.88%) VC++
12 2 (1.25%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.25%) RPG IV
12 2 (1.25%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 15 (9.38%) Degree
2 12 (7.50%) DV Cleared
2 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) ISEB
4 6 (3.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.88%) CCA
6 3 (1.88%) CCNA
6 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.88%) MCSE
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.25%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) QA
2 7 (4.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.25%) GMP
3 2 (1.25%) SDET
3 2 (1.25%) SEPA
3 2 (1.25%) TARGET2
3 2 (1.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.63%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) NDS
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.63%) Oracle
3 9 (5.63%) SAP
4 8 (5.00%) IBM
5 6 (3.75%) Informatica
6 5 (3.13%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.50%) Adobe
8 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.88%) Cisco
8 3 (1.88%) HP
8 3 (1.88%) hybris
8 3 (1.88%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.88%) VMware
9 2 (1.25%) Avaya
9 2 (1.25%) BMC
9 2 (1.25%) Microgen
9 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.25%) Workday
9 2 (1.25%) Yardi
10 1 (0.63%) Avature
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago