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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.11% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.14% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.44% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +59.55%

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
572 732 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.91% 78.63% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 444 352
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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
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 23 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) web2py
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) Django
3 6 (37.50%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (12.50%) Java EE
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps
7 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
2 1 (6.25%) JBehave
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) LSMW
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Programmer
2 7 (43.75%) Python Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Python Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Django
1 7 (43.75%) JSON
1 7 (43.75%) web2py
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) EclipseLink
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) iBATIS
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) LESS
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Ariba
3 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
3 1 (6.25%) OpenText
3 1 (6.25%) Pega
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore