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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 78 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing System Testing 12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.88% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.92% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate
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£431 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £368 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year
- -13.31%
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
1037 1086 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.86% 75.16% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 602 469
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 51
Average hourly rate £41.50 £27.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.70% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 - 2 £513 -
Woking - 2 £333 -
Guildford +3 1 - - 1
Cobham - 1 - -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (25.00%) Informatica
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 4 (20.00%) Back Office
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (20.00%) Back Office
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Functional Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Process Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Informatica
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) ArcSight