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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 94 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.25% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.95% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Average daily rate £550 £463 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +1.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.96%
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
978 1154 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.56% 81.32% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 644 521
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £59.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £550 - 1
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (22.73%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) Use Case
7 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
8 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
8 3 (13.64%) Image Processing
8 3 (13.64%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) JAX-WS
8 3 (13.64%) JNI
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.64%) SWT
8 3 (13.64%) Degree

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Business Process Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Process Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Testing Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Business Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) JAXB
3 3 (13.64%) JAX-WS
3 3 (13.64%) JNI
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 3 (13.64%) Struts
3 3 (13.64%) SWT
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) CGI
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Use Case
5 3 (13.64%) Image Processing
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Management
5 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP