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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
System Testing
Hertfordshire

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
69 71 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 73.40% 65.74% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 28
Average daily rate £420 £413 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Flash
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Retail
1 9 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Document Management
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Magento
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
1 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Protractor
General
1 9 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Web Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Flash
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Document Management
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) IBM