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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
England / South East
Rank 212 214 182
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs citing System Testing 21 41 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.49% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.61% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 45
Median daily rate £450 £355 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £276 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £448 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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
5837 6679 7215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.39% 79.98% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3431 4005 3985
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 287 244
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +72.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.85 £47.50
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 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -2 12 £338 - 3
Berkshire +15 5 £450 +4.65% 5
East Sussex - 2 £900 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £525 - 1
Kent -5 1 £350 - 4
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 24 (29.63%) Oracle
2 23 (28.40%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
4 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.75%) Java
5 16 (19.75%) Linux
6 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
7 14 (17.28%) Python
8 13 (16.05%) Windows
8 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
8 13 (16.05%) Finance
9 12 (14.81%) Data Analysis
9 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.81%) C#
9 12 (14.81%) Unix
9 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 11 (13.58%) CRM
11 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.35%) Selenium
12 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
12 9 (11.11%) JSON
12 9 (11.11%) Middleware
13 8 (9.88%) MySQL
13 8 (9.88%) HTML
13 8 (9.88%) TDD
13 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
13 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
14 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database

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 (7.41%) SAS
2 5 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.47%) GemFire
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 4 (4.94%) Simulink
3 4 (4.94%) Stateflow
3 4 (4.94%) TargetLink
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.17%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (4.94%) SAP CRM
3 4 (4.94%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.23%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) GitHub
2 2 (2.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) DNS
1 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.47%) ATM
3 1 (1.23%) ADSL
3 1 (1.23%) BGP
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) HSRP
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) LLU
3 1 (1.23%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.23%) OSPF
3 1 (1.23%) PSTN
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) VLAN
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.41%) SAP BW
4 6 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.47%) Big Data
8 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.47%) DB2
8 2 (2.47%) OLTP
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Selenium
2 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.64%) JIRA
3 6 (7.41%) JUnit
4 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.94%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.94%) Robot Framework
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 3 (3.70%) Gradle
6 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.70%) MSI
6 3 (3.70%) NetBeans
6 3 (3.70%) NUnit
6 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.70%) WiX
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Electronics
3 4 (4.94%) Military
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Programmer
5 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Python Programmer
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Tester
7 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) CRM Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) JSON
1 9 (11.11%) Middleware
2 8 (9.88%) HTML
3 7 (8.64%) Django
3 7 (8.64%) web2py
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 6 (7.41%) .NET
4 6 (7.41%) Ajax
4 6 (7.41%) CSS
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.17%) jQuery
6 4 (4.94%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (4.94%) Spring
6 4 (4.94%) Web Services
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.70%) Breeze.js
7 3 (3.70%) Durandal
7 3 (3.70%) React
7 3 (3.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.41%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) iSeries
4 1 (1.23%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows
3 12 (14.81%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (14.81%) Data Analysis
3 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.58%) CRM
5 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.88%) TDD
7 7 (8.64%) Scrum
7 7 (8.64%) SDLC
7 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.41%) BDD
8 6 (7.41%) DevOps
8 6 (7.41%) ETL
8 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 6 (7.41%) Process Improvement
8 6 (7.41%) Release Management
8 6 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) Java
3 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) Python
4 12 (14.81%) C#
5 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.17%) C
6 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.94%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.94%) VBScript
8 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.70%) VB
9 2 (2.47%) C++
9 2 (2.47%) Tcl
10 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.47%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) ISO26262
3 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.47%) SLA
5 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.47%) HDFS
1 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
1 1 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.23%) Nagios
1 1 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Oracle
2 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) SAP
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.94%) Remedy
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) BMC
5 3 (3.70%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) T-Plan
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) OpenText
7 1 (1.23%) Pega
7 1 (1.23%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.23%) webMethods
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