The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 20 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.88% 4.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 5.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.07% 79.38% 67.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 35
Median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Watford region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Watford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Document Management
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Magento
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) hybris
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Appium
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Document Management
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) hybris
1 4 (100.00%) IBM