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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 206 168 187
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +19
Contract jobs citing System Testing 51 105 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 1.10% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.38% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 70 52
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £290 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £509 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+244.12% -67.06%
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
7189 7625 7069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.85% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4582 3881
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 245 256
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £24.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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
Hampshire 0 26 £400 +17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £120 -65.71% 1
Kent +9 4 £325 - 2
West Sussex -5 4 £520 -
Oxfordshire +2 2 £451 -11.17%
Surrey -31 2 £450 +5.88% 2
East Sussex - 2 £421 -
Middlesex -5 1 £370 +10.28%
Berkshire -17 1 £420 +20.00%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 56 (38.36%) SQL
1 56 (38.36%) Oracle
2 43 (29.45%) Unix
3 38 (26.03%) XML
4 37 (25.34%) Microsoft
4 37 (25.34%) Shell Script
4 37 (25.34%) Security Cleared
4 37 (25.34%) Oracle Database
5 35 (23.97%) PL/SQL
6 34 (23.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 34 (23.29%) SC Cleared
6 34 (23.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 30 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (19.18%) Finance
9 27 (18.49%) Business Analysis
9 27 (18.49%) Business Development
9 27 (18.49%) JavaScript
9 27 (18.49%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (18.49%) Test Scripting
10 26 (17.81%) Windows
11 23 (15.75%) Linux
11 23 (15.75%) MS Excel
12 22 (15.07%) ISTQB
13 19 (13.01%) Test Strategy
14 18 (12.33%) Integration Testing
14 18 (12.33%) Software Testing
14 18 (12.33%) ITIL
14 18 (12.33%) MS Office
14 18 (12.33%) .NET

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 16 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.53%) SAS
2 11 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.74%) Apache
3 4 (2.74%) CMS
4 3 (2.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) GemFire
6 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.33%) MS Office
3 16 (10.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.37%) DOC1
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.05%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.05%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.05%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) GitHub
2 2 (1.37%) PaaS
2 2 (1.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) DNS
1 5 (3.42%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.05%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) SAN
2 3 (2.05%) VLAN
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.37%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) Intranet
3 2 (1.37%) Network Security
3 2 (1.37%) SSH
3 2 (1.37%) WAN
3 2 (1.37%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.68%) ATM
4 1 (0.68%) BGP
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) GPRS
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.34%) Oracle Database
2 34 (23.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 34 (23.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (7.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.05%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.68%) OLTP
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.49%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (8.22%) JIRA
3 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.48%) Selenium
5 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.79%) JUnit
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.42%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.42%) Subversion
6 5 (3.42%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.74%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.74%) TestComplete
8 3 (2.05%) Babel
8 3 (2.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (2.05%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.05%) MSI
8 3 (2.05%) NUnit
8 3 (2.05%) webpack
8 3 (2.05%) WiX
General
1 28 (19.18%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Military
3 7 (4.79%) Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Retail
5 4 (2.74%) Publishing
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (37.67%) Developer
2 38 (26.03%) Oracle Developer
3 27 (18.49%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 23 (15.75%) Analyst
5 15 (10.27%) PL/SQL Developer
5 15 (10.27%) SQL Developer
5 15 (10.27%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Oracle Reports Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Report Developer
6 10 (6.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 10 (6.85%) SAS Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Test Leader
7 9 (6.16%) Architect
7 9 (6.16%) Integration Manager
7 9 (6.16%) Test Manager
8 7 (4.79%) Tester
9 6 (4.11%) Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Manual Test Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.74%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.03%) XML
2 18 (12.33%) .NET
3 17 (11.64%) jQuery
4 13 (8.90%) CSS
4 13 (8.90%) HTML
5 10 (6.85%) Ajax
5 10 (6.85%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.16%) Web Services
7 7 (4.79%) Middleware
8 5 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.74%) Java EE
10 3 (2.05%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.05%) Breeze.js
10 3 (2.05%) Durandal
10 3 (2.05%) Express
10 3 (2.05%) Kendo UI
10 3 (2.05%) OAuth2
10 3 (2.05%) SAML
10 3 (2.05%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.74%) W3C
4 3 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.37%) Derivative
5 2 (1.37%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) SCORM
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.45%) Unix
2 26 (17.81%) Windows
3 23 (15.75%) Linux
4 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (4.11%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.05%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.49%) Business Analysis
2 27 (18.49%) Business Development
2 27 (18.49%) Test Scripting
2 27 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (13.01%) Test Strategy
4 18 (12.33%) Integration Testing
4 18 (12.33%) ITIL
4 18 (12.33%) Software Testing
5 15 (10.27%) Regression Testing
6 13 (8.90%) Defect Management
7 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.53%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.53%) Release Management
8 11 (7.53%) Service Design
9 10 (6.85%) BDD
9 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.85%) V-Model
9 10 (6.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.36%) SQL
2 37 (25.34%) Shell Script
3 35 (23.97%) PL/SQL
4 27 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.53%) C#
5 11 (7.53%) Java
6 8 (5.48%) Perl
7 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.74%) PHP
9 3 (2.05%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.05%) VB
10 2 (1.37%) C
10 2 (1.37%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.68%) Erlang
11 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (25.34%) Security Cleared
2 34 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.07%) ISTQB
4 17 (11.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (10.96%) ISEB
6 4 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.74%) MCSE
6 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.05%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.37%) CCNA
8 2 (1.37%) CCNP
8 2 (1.37%) Degree
8 2 (1.37%) RHCE
9 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.68%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 6 (4.11%) SLA
3 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.68%) GMP
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.05%) Postfix
3 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.37%) iptables
4 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.68%) HDFS
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.05%) Nagios
2 3 (2.05%) Puppet
3 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (38.36%) Oracle
2 37 (25.34%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.90%) VMware
4 11 (7.53%) HP
5 10 (6.85%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.48%) Cisco
6 8 (5.48%) SAP
7 6 (4.11%) Remedy
8 4 (2.74%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.74%) Pega
8 4 (2.74%) Sitecore
9 3 (2.05%) DevExpress
9 3 (2.05%) webMethods
10 2 (1.37%) CA
10 2 (1.37%) Serena
10 2 (1.37%) T-Plan
11 1 (0.68%) Juniper
11 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.68%) SonicWALL
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