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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 293 246 288
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +42
Contract jobs citing System Testing 113 168 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.72% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.92% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 98 63
Average daily rate
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£433 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £294 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year
- -13.31%
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
17519 18244 16755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.23% 78.14% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12262 12918 11637
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 228 225
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -17 26 £363 -14.70% 10
Canary Wharf - 4 £600 -
Feltham -2 3 £385 -18.43%
Greenford +2 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £275 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
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England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 92 (45.32%) SQL
2 84 (41.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 64 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (31.03%) Finance
5 57 (28.08%) XML
6 48 (23.65%) Banking
7 42 (20.69%) Oracle
7 42 (20.69%) Integration Testing
8 39 (19.21%) Test Scripting
9 37 (18.23%) JavaScript
10 36 (17.73%) .NET
11 34 (16.75%) HTML
12 32 (15.76%) Business Analysis
13 31 (15.27%) Java
14 30 (14.78%) Degree
14 30 (14.78%) QA
15 28 (13.79%) SQL Server
16 27 (13.30%) Microsoft
17 26 (12.81%) PL/SQL
17 26 (12.81%) Regression Testing
18 24 (11.82%) ETL
19 22 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (10.84%) C#
20 21 (10.34%) HP
21 20 (9.85%) Investment Banking
22 19 (9.36%) JIRA
22 19 (9.36%) CSS
22 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
23 18 (8.87%) .NET Framework
24 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (3.94%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.96%) CMS
5 5 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.48%) IIS
8 2 (0.99%) Apache
8 2 (0.99%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.49%) JBoss
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.49%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.49%) Confluence
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) MS Office
2 6 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.46%) MS Project
4 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) WebTrends
1 7 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.97%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.49%) Agresso
4 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Summit
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 7 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) Wireshark
2 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.48%) HTTP
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.49%) GPRS
5 1 (0.49%) GSM
5 1 (0.49%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.91%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.43%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.45%) PowerCenter
8 6 (2.96%) DB2
9 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (1.97%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.48%) Big Data
11 3 (1.48%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) JIRA
2 16 (7.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (5.91%) Subversion
4 11 (5.42%) Maven
4 11 (5.42%) Selenium
5 10 (4.93%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.94%) Rational Functional Tester
6 8 (3.94%) RequisitePro
6 8 (3.94%) Rational Robot
7 7 (3.45%) Ant
7 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.45%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.46%) JUnit
9 4 (1.97%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.97%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.97%) NUnit
10 3 (1.48%) MSTest
10 3 (1.48%) Rational Rose
10 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.48%) PeopleTools
General
1 63 (31.03%) Finance
2 48 (23.65%) Banking
3 20 (9.85%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.43%) Retail
4 9 (4.43%) Marketing
5 7 (3.45%) Publishing
6 6 (2.96%) Front Office
7 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.48%) Back Office
8 3 (1.48%) International Banking
8 3 (1.48%) Billing
9 2 (0.99%) Games
9 2 (0.99%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 66 (32.51%) Analyst
2 64 (31.53%) Developer
3 32 (15.76%) Business Analyst
4 28 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 25 (12.32%) Tester
6 16 (7.88%) Test Manager
7 12 (5.91%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (5.91%) C# Developer
7 12 (5.91%) Systems Tester
8 11 (5.42%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (4.93%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (3.94%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) Technical Test Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.96%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (2.96%) Test Leader
12 6 (2.96%) Banking Business Analyst
12 6 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.08%) XML
2 36 (17.73%) .NET
3 34 (16.75%) HTML
4 19 (9.36%) CSS
5 18 (8.87%) .NET Framework
6 13 (6.40%) Web Services
7 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.42%) Servlets
8 11 (5.42%) XSLT
8 11 (5.42%) Spring
8 11 (5.42%) jQuery
9 9 (4.43%) HTML5
9 9 (4.43%) SOAP
10 8 (3.94%) WinForms
11 7 (3.45%) WPF
11 7 (3.45%) JDBC
12 6 (2.96%) J2EE
12 6 (2.96%) WCF
12 6 (2.96%) RESTful
13 5 (2.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.88%) SWIFT
3 10 (4.93%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.96%) Derivative
5 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.97%) User Experience
6 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.97%) Handset
7 3 (1.48%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.48%) W3C
7 3 (1.48%) Equities
7 3 (1.48%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.91%) UNIX
2 9 (4.43%) Linux
3 7 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.96%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.46%) Android
5 5 (2.46%) Windows
6 4 (1.97%) webOS
7 2 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (41.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 64 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.69%) Integration Testing
4 39 (19.21%) Test Scripting
5 32 (15.76%) Business Analysis
6 26 (12.81%) Regression Testing
7 24 (11.82%) ETL
8 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.37%) Scrum
9 16 (7.88%) TDD
9 16 (7.88%) MVC
9 16 (7.88%) Validation
9 16 (7.88%) Migration
9 16 (7.88%) Unit Testing
9 16 (7.88%) Test Management
10 15 (7.39%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.39%) Workflow
10 15 (7.39%) Test Strategy
11 14 (6.90%) Functional Testing
11 14 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.32%) SQL
2 37 (18.23%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.27%) Java
4 26 (12.81%) PL/SQL
5 22 (10.84%) C#
6 10 (4.93%) PHP
6 10 (4.93%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.45%) VBScript
8 6 (2.96%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.97%) VB
10 4 (1.97%) VBA
11 3 (1.48%) Perl
11 3 (1.48%) C++
12 2 (0.99%) C
12 2 (0.99%) CFML
12 2 (0.99%) C-shell
12 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.99%) VB6
12 2 (0.99%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (14.78%) Degree
2 13 (6.40%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.96%) ISEB
7 4 (1.97%) HND
7 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.78%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) EMIR
2 4 (1.97%) COREP
3 3 (1.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.48%) MiFID
4 2 (0.99%) HL7
4 2 (0.99%) FINREP
5 1 (0.49%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Xen
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) Control-M
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (20.69%) Oracle
2 27 (13.30%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.34%) HP
4 12 (5.91%) IBM
5 11 (5.42%) Adobe
6 10 (4.93%) Business Objects
7 7 (3.45%) Sybase
7 7 (3.45%) Cognos
7 7 (3.45%) Informatica
7 7 (3.45%) Google
7 7 (3.45%) Aprimo
7 7 (3.45%) Tableau
7 7 (3.45%) Eloqua
8 6 (2.96%) SAP
9 5 (2.46%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.97%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.97%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.48%) Greenplum
11 3 (1.48%) Vertica
11 3 (1.48%) Netezza
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