The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 61 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£475 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year
- -13.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 16 (57.14%) CRM
2 15 (53.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (42.86%) CSS
5 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
7 10 (35.71%) VBA
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (17.86%) HP
10 5 (17.86%) C#
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) Test Management
12 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.71%) Finance
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (7.14%) VoLTE
13 2 (7.14%) Coaching

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (17.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) 3G
1 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
1 2 (7.14%) LTE
1 2 (7.14%) 4G
1 2 (7.14%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (17.86%) CRM Developer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Struts
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) XHTML
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) Ajax
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) Apache CXF
2 2 (7.14%) Struts2
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) CRM
2 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Usability Testing
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) VBA
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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