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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / London
Rank 315 304 322
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing System Testing 90 107 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 71 45
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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 £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

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
16402 17918 17552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.65% 84.94% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11857 12783 12516
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 219 200
Median hourly rate £31.47 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +5 18 £525 +31.25% 4
Feltham +4 1 £400 -2.43%
Hayes - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 58 (36.48%) Finance
2 45 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (24.53%) Regression Testing
4 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (20.75%) SQL
6 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 27 (16.98%) Java
8 25 (15.72%) SDLC
9 24 (15.09%) Test Strategy
10 23 (14.47%) Test Scripting
10 23 (14.47%) Security Cleared
10 23 (14.47%) HTML
11 22 (13.84%) Windows
11 22 (13.84%) Banking
12 21 (13.21%) Business Analysis
13 20 (12.58%) Integration Testing
13 20 (12.58%) JIRA
13 20 (12.58%) Test Automation
14 19 (11.95%) MS Excel
14 19 (11.95%) .NET
14 19 (11.95%) JavaScript
14 19 (11.95%) C
15 18 (11.32%) Active Directory
15 18 (11.32%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (11.32%) Windows Server
16 17 (10.69%) DV Cleared
17 16 (10.06%) QA
17 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (10.06%) C#
17 16 (10.06%) SQL Server

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 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.03%) CMS
3 5 (3.14%) Confluence
3 5 (3.14%) IIS
4 4 (2.52%) LiveCycle
4 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.63%) SAS
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) MS Office
2 4 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.63%) Summit
3 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.63%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.89%) Big Data
8 3 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.26%) DB2
9 2 (1.26%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.26%) MySQL
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.26%) QlikView
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (12.58%) JIRA
2 13 (8.18%) Selenium
3 10 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.29%) SoapUI
3 10 (6.29%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.03%) JUnit
5 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.77%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.52%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.89%) JMeter
8 3 (1.89%) TestNG
9 2 (1.26%) Appium
9 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.26%) JBehave
9 2 (1.26%) Maven
9 2 (1.26%) NUnit
9 2 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.26%) Subversion
General
1 58 (36.48%) Finance
2 22 (13.84%) Banking
3 14 (8.81%) Military
4 11 (6.92%) Front Office
5 10 (6.29%) Retail
6 7 (4.40%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.26%) Games
7 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (39.62%) Analyst
2 30 (18.87%) Business Analyst
3 27 (16.98%) Developer
4 16 (10.06%) Test Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Business Systems Analyst
6 10 (6.29%) Tester
7 9 (5.66%) Consultant
7 9 (5.66%) Systems Integrator
8 8 (5.03%) Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.40%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Validation Consultant
11 5 (3.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.47%) HTML
2 19 (11.95%) .NET
3 12 (7.55%) XML
4 9 (5.66%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.03%) Web Services
6 7 (4.40%) SOAP
7 6 (3.77%) CSS
7 6 (3.77%) J2EE
8 5 (3.14%) Flash
8 5 (3.14%) RESTful
9 4 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.89%) Gherkin
11 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (1.26%) JSON
11 2 (1.26%) Middleware
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.26%) Spring
12 1 (0.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.43%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.14%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.89%) Derivative
6 3 (1.89%) FMCG
6 3 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.89%) NHS
7 2 (1.26%) AS400
7 2 (1.26%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.26%) Equities
7 2 (1.26%) iSeries
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) Windows
2 18 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.55%) Unix
4 10 (6.29%) Linux
5 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.89%) MVS
6 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.26%) CentOS
7 2 (1.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (24.53%) Regression Testing
3 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.72%) SDLC
5 24 (15.09%) Test Strategy
6 23 (14.47%) Test Scripting
7 21 (13.21%) Business Analysis
8 20 (12.58%) Integration Testing
8 20 (12.58%) Test Automation
9 18 (11.32%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (9.43%) Asset Management
10 15 (9.43%) Automated Testing
10 15 (9.43%) Migration
10 15 (9.43%) Unit Testing
11 14 (8.81%) Information Security
11 14 (8.81%) Software Testing
12 13 (8.18%) Change Control
12 13 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.18%) Electronic Trading
13 12 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.75%) SQL
2 27 (16.98%) Java
3 19 (11.95%) C
3 19 (11.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.06%) C#
5 11 (6.92%) C++
6 8 (5.03%) Python
7 7 (4.40%) Perl
7 7 (4.40%) VB
8 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.52%) PHP
10 3 (1.89%) COBOL
10 3 (1.89%) JCL
10 3 (1.89%) VBA
10 3 (1.89%) VC++
11 2 (1.26%) RPG
11 2 (1.26%) RPG/400
11 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.69%) DV Cleared
3 13 (8.18%) Degree
4 9 (5.66%) ISEB
5 7 (4.40%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.26%) CCA
7 2 (1.26%) CCNA
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.26%) MCSE
7 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MBA
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) QA
2 12 (7.55%) SLA
3 6 (3.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 6 (3.77%) GMP
4 4 (2.52%) MiFID
5 2 (1.26%) SDET
5 2 (1.26%) SEPA
5 2 (1.26%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.63%) EMIR
6 1 (0.63%) HL7
6 1 (0.63%) IFRS
6 1 (0.63%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 18 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.26%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Ambari
3 1 (0.63%) Control-M
3 1 (0.63%) Grafana
3 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.81%) Oracle
3 7 (4.40%) ION Trading
3 7 (4.40%) VMware
4 6 (3.77%) IBM
5 5 (3.14%) SAP
6 4 (2.52%) Adobe
6 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.52%) Serena
7 3 (1.89%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.89%) HP
7 3 (1.89%) Informatica
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco
8 2 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.26%) Remedy
8 2 (1.26%) SmartStream
8 2 (1.26%) Tableau
8 2 (1.26%) Yardi
9 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.63%) Charles River
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