The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 26 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.38% 0.62% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.75% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £438 £396 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £396 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £396 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
System Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 134 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 82.07% 83.23% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 106
Median daily rate £410 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £28.75 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Middlesex region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Middlesex region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) HR Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware