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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 309 276 317
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +41
Contract jobs citing System Testing 111 164 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.70% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.87% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 97 61
Median daily rate £385 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+203.64% -67.06%
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
18003 18905 18975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.32% 81.16% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13176 13429 13454
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 241 233
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.20 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +19 16 £388 -13.88% 8
Croydon - 5 £375 - 1
Feltham - 3 £370 -
Bromley - 2 £325 -
Docklands, London +4 1 £430 +56.36%
Ealing - 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 89 (37.71%) SQL
2 84 (35.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 75 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (25.00%) Finance
5 51 (21.61%) Oracle
6 50 (21.19%) Integration Testing
7 45 (19.07%) Test Strategy
8 43 (18.22%) JIRA
9 41 (17.37%) Test Scripting
10 36 (15.25%) Regression Testing
11 35 (14.83%) Microsoft
12 30 (12.71%) QA
12 30 (12.71%) Test Planning
13 29 (12.29%) Test Automation
13 29 (12.29%) SoapUI
14 28 (11.86%) MS Excel
15 27 (11.44%) SOAP
16 26 (11.02%) Java
16 26 (11.02%) Performance Testing
16 26 (11.02%) Selenium
16 26 (11.02%) Banking
16 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (10.17%) Business Analysis
18 21 (8.90%) ISTQB
18 21 (8.90%) ISEB
18 21 (8.90%) Functional Testing
18 21 (8.90%) SDLC
19 20 (8.47%) Unix
19 20 (8.47%) Project Management
19 20 (8.47%) Unit 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 9 (3.81%) JBoss
1 9 (3.81%) Tomcat
1 9 (3.81%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.39%) IIS
2 8 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.54%) Apache
4 4 (1.69%) Documentum
4 4 (1.69%) SAS
4 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.85%) CMS
5 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 28 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.66%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (0.85%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.42%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.42%) Force.com
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.54%) HTTP
2 3 (1.27%) Internet
2 3 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (0.85%) DVB
3 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.85%) LAN
3 2 (0.85%) WAN
3 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.42%) 3G
4 1 (0.42%) 4G
4 1 (0.42%) ATM
4 1 (0.42%) SSH
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 13 (5.51%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.54%) DB2
6 5 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.69%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.27%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.27%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.27%) MySQL
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.27%) Power BI
8 3 (1.27%) SAS EBI
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) MS Access
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (18.22%) JIRA
2 29 (12.29%) SoapUI
3 26 (11.02%) Selenium
4 15 (6.36%) HP UFT
4 15 (6.36%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.24%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.81%) ClearQuest
6 9 (3.81%) Subversion
7 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.97%) Ant
8 7 (2.97%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.54%) JUnit
10 5 (2.12%) JMeter
10 5 (2.12%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.12%) Maven
11 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.69%) Toad
12 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.27%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.27%) TestRail
General
1 59 (25.00%) Finance
2 26 (11.02%) Banking
3 9 (3.81%) Billing
3 9 (3.81%) Retail
4 8 (3.39%) Front Office
4 8 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.97%) Back Office
5 7 (2.97%) Games
6 6 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Military
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (44.49%) Analyst
2 47 (19.92%) Test Analyst
3 38 (16.10%) Business Analyst
4 30 (12.71%) Developer
5 25 (10.59%) Test Manager
6 19 (8.05%) Tester
7 13 (5.51%) Business Systems Analyst
8 12 (5.08%) Financial Analyst
9 11 (4.66%) Automation Tester
9 11 (4.66%) Testing Manager
10 9 (3.81%) Excel Analyst
10 9 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (3.39%) Architect
11 8 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.97%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (2.97%) Consultant
12 7 (2.97%) Digital Analyst
12 7 (2.97%) Service Analyst
13 6 (2.54%) HR Analyst
13 6 (2.54%) HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.44%) SOAP
2 17 (7.20%) XML
3 12 (5.08%) Web Services
4 7 (2.97%) HTML
5 6 (2.54%) .NET
5 6 (2.54%) CSS
5 6 (2.54%) SailPoint
6 5 (2.12%) Middleware
7 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.27%) JMS
7 3 (1.27%) LAMP
7 3 (1.27%) REST
7 3 (1.27%) RESTful
7 3 (1.27%) Spring
7 3 (1.27%) XHTML
7 3 (1.27%) XSLT
8 2 (0.85%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.85%) Kendo UI
8 2 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (2.12%) NHS
3 5 (2.12%) Video on Demand
4 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.69%) User Experience
5 3 (1.27%) Derivative
5 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.85%) DTV
6 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.85%) PACS
6 2 (0.85%) Statistics
6 2 (0.85%) STB
7 1 (0.42%) Equities
7 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.47%) Unix
2 19 (8.05%) Windows
3 11 (4.66%) Linux
4 9 (3.81%) Solaris
4 9 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.27%) AIX
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (35.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 75 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.19%) Integration Testing
4 45 (19.07%) Test Strategy
5 41 (17.37%) Test Scripting
6 36 (15.25%) Regression Testing
7 30 (12.71%) Test Planning
8 29 (12.29%) Test Automation
9 26 (11.02%) Performance Testing
10 24 (10.17%) Business Analysis
11 21 (8.90%) Functional Testing
11 21 (8.90%) SDLC
12 20 (8.47%) Project Management
12 20 (8.47%) Unit Testing
13 19 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (8.05%) Scrum
13 19 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.20%) Data Modelling
15 16 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (6.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (37.71%) SQL
2 26 (11.02%) Java
3 13 (5.51%) C
3 13 (5.51%) JavaScript
3 13 (5.51%) Python
4 11 (4.66%) C#
5 8 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.12%) Perl
7 4 (1.69%) Ruby
7 4 (1.69%) VBA
8 3 (1.27%) C++
8 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.85%) COBOL
9 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.42%) C-shell
10 1 (0.42%) Groovy
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) Scala
10 1 (0.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) ISEB
1 21 (8.90%) ISTQB
2 17 (7.20%) Degree
3 14 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.24%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) ACCA
8 2 (0.85%) CEH
8 2 (0.85%) CIMA
8 2 (0.85%) CISSP
8 2 (0.85%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.71%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) WCAG
3 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (21.61%) Oracle
2 35 (14.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.78%) Informatica
4 15 (6.36%) SAP
5 13 (5.51%) IBM
6 11 (4.66%) HP
7 5 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.69%) ForgeRock
8 4 (1.69%) hybris
8 4 (1.69%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.69%) Pega
8 4 (1.69%) Sun
9 3 (1.27%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.27%) Citrix
9 3 (1.27%) Sybase
10 2 (0.85%) Apple
10 2 (0.85%) Google
10 2 (0.85%) Netezza
10 2 (0.85%) Telerik
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