The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Systems Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 426 412 433
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 1 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.053% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.056% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Systems Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Systems Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) HDFS
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

Systems Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS