The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 67 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 29 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.01% 1.54% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.02% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 6
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£400 £290 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
System Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1104 990 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.45% 76.10% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 599 554
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.83 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 10 £450 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £396 -
Weybridge - 5 £425 -
Guildford - 4 £448 - 1
Epsom - 2 - -
Woking - 2 - - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 18 (43.90%) HP
2 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) XML
4 13 (31.71%) Test Management
4 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
4 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 13 (31.71%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (29.27%) Use Case
6 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
6 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
7 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
7 9 (21.95%) Finance
7 9 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
8 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
8 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
9 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
9 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
9 5 (12.20%) SIEM
9 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
9 5 (12.20%) BPMN
9 5 (12.20%) SysML
9 5 (12.20%) Requirements Management
9 5 (12.20%) BPEL
9 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 5 (12.20%) SOAP
9 5 (12.20%) C
9 5 (12.20%) Java

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Test Manager
3 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Testing Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Process Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) ArcSight Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) SOAP
3 4 (9.76%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) XML Messaging
3 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) JNI
4 3 (7.32%) SWT
4 3 (7.32%) JAX-WS
4 3 (7.32%) JAXB
4 3 (7.32%) Struts
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
2 13 (31.71%) Test Management
2 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (29.27%) Use Case
4 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
6 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
7 5 (12.20%) SIEM
7 5 (12.20%) Requirements Management
7 5 (12.20%) SysML
7 5 (12.20%) BPMN
7 5 (12.20%) BPEL
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Image Processing
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) Juniper
4 3 (7.32%) CA
4 3 (7.32%) Websense
4 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) FireEye
5 2 (4.88%) Intel
6 1 (2.44%) SAP