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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 86 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.79% 0.15% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.20% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£300 £478 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +80.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +90.00%
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
1086 991 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 71.78% 74.79% 70.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 624 480
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 46
Average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 2
Cobham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle
3 13 (48.15%) Billing
3 13 (48.15%) PL/SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
9 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) QA
9 3 (11.11%) QARun
9 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Toad
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) ISEB
9 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
9 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
10 2 (7.41%) UNIX

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (11.11%) QARun
2 3 (11.11%) Toad
2 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (48.15%) Billing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Tester
2 18 (66.67%) Systems Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.81%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects