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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 63 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 26 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.93% 1.42% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.87% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £290 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% +22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £366 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1030 963 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.58% 75.77% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 579 492
Average daily rate £403 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 49
Average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 11 £450 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £308 -
Weybridge 0 3 £425 -12.82%
Guildford - 3 £520 - 3
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (55.26%) HP
2 16 (42.11%) XML
2 16 (42.11%) Test Management
2 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (39.47%) Use Case
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 13 (34.21%) ISTQB
5 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
6 12 (31.58%) Incident Management
7 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
9 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
10 5 (13.16%) BPMN
10 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
10 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
10 5 (13.16%) ArcSight
10 5 (13.16%) SIEM
10 5 (13.16%) Finance
10 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.16%) BPEL
10 5 (13.16%) SysML
10 5 (13.16%) SOAP
11 4 (10.53%) Perl
11 4 (10.53%) Cisco
11 4 (10.53%) Juniper
11 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (10.53%) XML Messaging

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Back Office
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Billing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Test Manager
3 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Testing Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) ArcSight Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) XML
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) CGI
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Test Management
2 15 (39.47%) Use Case
3 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
4 12 (31.58%) Incident Management
5 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.16%) BPMN
7 5 (13.16%) SIEM
7 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
7 5 (13.16%) SysML
7 5 (13.16%) BPEL
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Analytics
9 3 (7.89%) User Stories
9 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) HP
2 5 (13.16%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Juniper
4 3 (7.89%) CA
4 3 (7.89%) Websense
4 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) FireEye
5 2 (5.26%) Intel
6 1 (2.63%) SAP