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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 425 415 409
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 6 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.047% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.049% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £500 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £308 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £290 £290
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Systems Tester Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 Systems Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +39 1 £300 -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
1 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) API Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Groovy
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) API Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat