The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
785 844 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.85% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 366 387
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Tester
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Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics