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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 191 165 198
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Contract jobs citing System Testing 80 106 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 1.12% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.43% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 33
Median daily rate £325 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £103.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.44%
System Testing
England

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
7460 7423 6763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 78.61% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 4229 3764
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 260 276
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

System Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Kent +4 19 £313 - 5
Hampshire -14 18 £403 +15.00% 5
Surrey -12 13 £450 -11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £350 +32.16% 1
Berkshire -29 7 £350 +4.47% 3
West Sussex -19 5 £338 -
East Sussex +10 4 £325 -31.57% 1
Oxfordshire +3 3 £500 +1.21% 3
Middlesex -3 1 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 52 (40.00%) Oracle
2 49 (37.69%) SQL
3 43 (33.08%) Unix
4 37 (28.46%) XML
5 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (25.38%) Oracle Database
6 32 (24.62%) PL/SQL
7 31 (23.85%) Shell Script
8 30 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 29 (22.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (22.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 28 (21.54%) Oracle Forms
11 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
11 27 (20.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (20.00%) Business Development
12 26 (20.00%) Business Analysis
13 25 (19.23%) Test Scripting
14 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
15 21 (16.15%) Finance
15 21 (16.15%) ISTQB
16 20 (15.38%) Software Testing
16 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 20 (15.38%) Integration Testing
17 19 (14.62%) Windows
18 18 (13.85%) SharePoint
18 18 (13.85%) Test Strategy
19 17 (13.08%) Linux
19 17 (13.08%) Management Information System
19 17 (13.08%) ISEB
20 16 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 18 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) SAS
3 7 (5.38%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.62%) CMS
5 3 (2.31%) Apache
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.77%) MS Office
3 10 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.77%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.77%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.77%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.77%) GitHub
4 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) DNS
1 3 (2.31%) Kerberos
1 3 (2.31%) SAN
2 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.54%) Firewall
2 2 (1.54%) Intranet
2 2 (1.54%) Network Security
2 2 (1.54%) SSH
2 2 (1.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.77%) AMQP
3 1 (0.77%) ATM
3 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.77%) DHCP
3 1 (0.77%) FCoE
3 1 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.77%) GPRS
3 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.77%) LAN
3 1 (0.77%) SMS
3 1 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.38%) Oracle Database
2 29 (22.31%) Oracle Database 10g
2 29 (22.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Navigator
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (21.54%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (10.77%) JIRA
3 9 (6.92%) HP UFT
4 8 (6.15%) JUnit
5 7 (5.38%) TestComplete
6 6 (4.62%) Selenium
7 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.31%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.31%) WATIR
10 2 (1.54%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.54%) Subversion
10 2 (1.54%) Toad
11 1 (0.77%) Babel
11 1 (0.77%) Gradle
11 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Military
3 4 (3.08%) Publishing
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (38.46%) Developer
2 31 (23.85%) Oracle Developer
3 26 (20.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 23 (17.69%) Analyst
5 18 (13.85%) PL/SQL Developer
5 18 (13.85%) SQL Developer
6 15 (11.54%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) Oracle Reports Developer
7 11 (8.46%) Report Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Architect
8 9 (6.92%) Integration Manager
8 9 (6.92%) Test Manager
8 9 (6.92%) Tester
9 8 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (5.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 7 (5.38%) SAS Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Test Leader
11 6 (4.62%) Manual Test Analyst
12 5 (3.85%) Consultant
13 4 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.46%) XML
2 14 (10.77%) .NET
3 11 (8.46%) jQuery
4 10 (7.69%) HTML
5 9 (6.92%) CSS
5 9 (6.92%) Web Services
6 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.08%) Ajax
7 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.08%) Java EE
7 4 (3.08%) Middleware
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.77%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.77%) JSON
9 1 (0.77%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.77%) OpenID
9 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.77%) REST
9 1 (0.77%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.08%) W3C
4 2 (1.54%) Derivative
5 1 (0.77%) Clustering
5 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.77%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.77%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.77%) NHS
5 1 (0.77%) SCORM
5 1 (0.77%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.77%) Statistics
5 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.08%) Unix
2 19 (14.62%) Windows
3 17 (13.08%) Linux
4 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.31%) CentOS
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.77%) AIX
9 1 (0.77%) Android
9 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 26 (20.00%) Business Development
4 25 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 20 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 20 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 18 (13.85%) Test Strategy
7 14 (10.77%) Test Management
8 13 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 13 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 12 (9.23%) Service Management
10 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.69%) UML
11 9 (6.92%) Functional Testing
11 9 (6.92%) Line Management
11 9 (6.92%) Manual Testing
11 9 (6.92%) Test Planning
11 9 (6.92%) Validation
12 8 (6.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.69%) SQL
2 32 (24.62%) PL/SQL
3 31 (23.85%) Shell Script
4 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.92%) C#
6 8 (6.15%) Java
7 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.08%) Perl
9 2 (1.54%) C-shell
9 2 (1.54%) Korn
9 2 (1.54%) PHP
9 2 (1.54%) Python
10 1 (0.77%) C
10 1 (0.77%) C++
10 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.77%) Erlang
10 1 (0.77%) R
10 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
3 21 (16.15%) ISTQB
4 17 (13.08%) ISEB
5 16 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) CCNA
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.54%) RHCE
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) Degree
8 1 (0.77%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) SLA
3 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.77%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Postfix
1 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) iptables
2 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.54%) Nagios
3 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (40.00%) Oracle
2 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.69%) HP
4 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.62%) SAP
5 6 (4.62%) VMware
6 4 (3.08%) ForgeRock
6 4 (3.08%) Pega
6 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco
7 3 (2.31%) Remedy
7 3 (2.31%) Telerik
8 1 (0.77%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.77%) Dell
8 1 (0.77%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.77%) IBM
8 1 (0.77%) Infor
8 1 (0.77%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.77%) Veritas
8 1 (0.77%) webMethods
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