The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Systems Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 92 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 1 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.079% 0.075% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.080% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 14
Median daily rate £400 £290 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £290 £290
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Systems Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1195 1257 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.99% 94.58% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 725 694
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 60
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Tester
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Systems Tester
South East

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Systems Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XML Messaging
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle