The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / South East
Rank 215 212 170
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -42
Contract jobs citing System Testing 28 50 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.58% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.71% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 55
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £291 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £530 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +42.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6241 7043 7728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.98% 81.22% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3704 4359 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 271 258
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 21 £325 -7.14% 2
East Sussex +8 3 £950 +204.00%
Berkshire +12 2 £288 -0.86% 2
Surrey +7 1 £450 -18.18% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £525 +16.66% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 22 (31.43%) Oracle
2 20 (28.57%) Linux
3 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (21.43%) Java
6 14 (20.00%) Unix
6 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.57%) Finance
7 13 (18.57%) Test Scripting
8 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
9 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.29%) CRM
11 9 (12.86%) C#
11 9 (12.86%) Windows
11 9 (12.86%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
12 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.43%) Middleware
12 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
12 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
13 7 (10.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (10.00%) JIRA
13 7 (10.00%) QA
13 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
13 7 (10.00%) Scrum
13 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
13 7 (10.00%) SDLC

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.71%) SAS
3 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.71%) Simulink
3 4 (5.71%) Stateflow
3 4 (5.71%) TargetLink
4 2 (2.86%) MS Office
5 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) SAP CRM
2 3 (4.29%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (1.43%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) ATM
1 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.14%) SAP BW
5 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.86%) HeidiSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Kalido
6 2 (2.86%) MySQL
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (5.71%) Robot Framework
4 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.29%) JUnit
4 3 (4.29%) Mockito
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.86%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.86%) TestNG
5 2 (2.86%) Toad
5 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.43%) Gradle
6 1 (1.43%) LSMW
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Military
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Tester
7 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (4.29%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Senior UAT Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (2.86%) UAT Lead
9 2 (2.86%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Middleware
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
3 5 (7.14%) Ajax
3 5 (7.14%) J2EE
3 5 (7.14%) REST
3 5 (7.14%) Spring
4 3 (4.29%) .NET
4 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.29%) Java SE
4 3 (4.29%) JMS
4 3 (4.29%) JPA
4 3 (4.29%) JSF
4 3 (4.29%) JSON
4 3 (4.29%) JSP
4 3 (4.29%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (4.29%) RESTful
4 3 (4.29%) Spring Boot
4 3 (4.29%) Spring Integration
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.57%) Smart Meter
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.86%) STB
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) Unix
3 9 (12.86%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (18.57%) Test Scripting
4 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
5 10 (14.29%) CRM
6 9 (12.86%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.00%) Scrum
8 7 (10.00%) SDLC
8 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.57%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.57%) TDD
9 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.14%) Release Management
10 5 (7.14%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) C#
4 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.57%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) C
6 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.71%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.86%) Tcl
9 2 (2.86%) VBScript
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.86%) HNC
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) ISO26262
3 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
4 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) HDFS
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) T-Plan
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) Ariba
6 1 (1.43%) Avaya
6 1 (1.43%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
6 1 (1.43%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.43%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.43%) OpenText
6 1 (1.43%) Pega
6 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Metaskil Limited
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