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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 201 151 203
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +52
Contract jobs citing System Testing 61 119 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 1.26% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.59% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 78 37
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £290 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+203.64% -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
7099 7500 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.51% 79.47% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4345 4345 3834
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 251 261
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.82 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -2 25 £413 +20.00% 4
West Sussex -11 8 £429 - 1
Kent +10 7 £230 - 2
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £300 -7.69%
Surrey -19 5 £500 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire +6 3 £500 +1.21%
East Sussex +12 2 £421 -11.31%
Berkshire -33 2 £288 -10.15% 1
Middlesex -4 1 £370 +28.69%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 55 (39.57%) SQL
1 55 (39.57%) Oracle
2 42 (30.22%) Unix
3 37 (26.62%) XML
3 37 (26.62%) Oracle Database
4 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
4 35 (25.18%) Shell Script
5 34 (24.46%) PL/SQL
6 33 (23.74%) Microsoft
6 33 (23.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 33 (23.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (23.02%) SC Cleared
8 28 (20.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (20.14%) Finance
9 27 (19.42%) Test Scripting
10 26 (18.71%) Oracle Forms
10 26 (18.71%) Business Analysis
10 26 (18.71%) Business Development
11 25 (17.99%) Windows
12 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
13 23 (16.55%) Linux
13 23 (16.55%) ISTQB
14 20 (14.39%) Integration Testing
15 19 (13.67%) Software Testing
15 19 (13.67%) MS Excel
16 18 (12.95%) .NET
16 18 (12.95%) Test Strategy
16 18 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (12.23%) jQuery

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 15 (10.79%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.91%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.19%) SAS
4 4 (2.88%) CMS
5 3 (2.16%) Apache
5 3 (2.16%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.51%) MS Office
3 13 (9.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.44%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.16%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.16%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.16%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
3 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) DNS
1 5 (3.60%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.16%) SAN
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.44%) Firewall
3 2 (1.44%) Internet
3 2 (1.44%) Intranet
3 2 (1.44%) Network Security
3 2 (1.44%) SSH
3 2 (1.44%) VLAN
3 2 (1.44%) WAN
3 2 (1.44%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.72%) AMQP
4 1 (0.72%) ATM
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.72%) DHCP
4 1 (0.72%) FCoE
4 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.72%) GPRS
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.62%) Oracle Database
2 33 (23.74%) Oracle Database 10g
2 33 (23.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (8.63%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (7.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (5.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.16%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (18.71%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (10.07%) JIRA
3 9 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.60%) HP UFT
5 5 (3.60%) JUnit
5 5 (3.60%) Selenium
5 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.88%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.88%) TestComplete
7 3 (2.16%) Babel
7 3 (2.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.16%) MSI
7 3 (2.16%) NUnit
7 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.16%) webpack
7 3 (2.16%) WiX
8 2 (1.44%) Subversion
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Military
3 7 (5.04%) Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.88%) Publishing
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (36.69%) Developer
2 35 (25.18%) Oracle Developer
3 27 (19.42%) Analyst
4 26 (18.71%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 18 (12.95%) PL/SQL Developer
5 18 (12.95%) SQL Developer
6 17 (12.23%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.91%) Oracle Reports Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Report Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Architect
8 9 (6.47%) Integration Manager
8 9 (6.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 9 (6.47%) SAS Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Test Leader
9 8 (5.76%) Test Manager
9 8 (5.76%) Tester
10 7 (5.04%) Consultant
11 6 (4.32%) Manual Test Analyst
12 4 (2.88%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.62%) XML
2 18 (12.95%) .NET
3 17 (12.23%) jQuery
4 13 (9.35%) CSS
5 10 (7.19%) Ajax
5 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.19%) HTML
6 9 (6.47%) Web Services
7 6 (4.32%) Middleware
8 5 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.88%) Java EE
10 3 (2.16%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.16%) Breeze.js
10 3 (2.16%) Durandal
10 3 (2.16%) Express
10 3 (2.16%) Kendo UI
10 3 (2.16%) OAuth2
10 3 (2.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.88%) W3C
4 2 (1.44%) Derivative
4 2 (1.44%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.72%) SCORM
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.22%) Unix
2 25 (17.99%) Windows
3 23 (16.55%) Linux
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (20.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (19.42%) Test Scripting
3 26 (18.71%) Business Analysis
3 26 (18.71%) Business Development
4 20 (14.39%) Integration Testing
5 19 (13.67%) Software Testing
6 18 (12.95%) Test Strategy
7 16 (11.51%) ITIL
8 14 (10.07%) Defect Management
9 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.63%) Service Design
11 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.91%) Regression Testing
12 10 (7.19%) Release Management
13 9 (6.47%) Manual Testing
13 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.47%) TDD
13 9 (6.47%) Test Management
13 9 (6.47%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.57%) SQL
2 35 (25.18%) Shell Script
3 34 (24.46%) PL/SQL
4 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.91%) C#
6 8 (5.76%) Java
6 8 (5.76%) Perl
6 8 (5.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.16%) VB
9 2 (1.44%) C
9 2 (1.44%) Python
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.72%) Erlang
10 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.02%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.55%) ISTQB
4 18 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (12.23%) ISEB
6 4 (2.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.16%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.16%) MCSE
7 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.44%) CCNA
8 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.44%) RHCE
9 1 (0.72%) CCNP
9 1 (0.72%) Degree
9 1 (0.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 7 (5.04%) SLA
3 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.16%) Postfix
2 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.44%) iptables
3 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.16%) Puppet
3 2 (1.44%) Nagios
3 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (39.57%) Oracle
2 33 (23.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.63%) VMware
4 10 (7.19%) HP
5 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.47%) SAP
6 6 (4.32%) Cisco
6 6 (4.32%) Remedy
7 4 (2.88%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.88%) Pega
7 4 (2.88%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.16%) DevExpress
8 3 (2.16%) webMethods
9 2 (1.44%) CA
9 2 (1.44%) Serena
10 1 (0.72%) Dell
10 1 (0.72%) IBM
10 1 (0.72%) Infor
10 1 (0.72%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.72%) Veritas
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