The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 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 £295 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £13.66
% change year-on-year
- +112.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
784 936 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.01% 91.41% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 430 362
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £48.85 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) Regression Testing
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 1 September 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%) Regression Testing
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