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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 21 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.76% 5.73% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 6.77% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
98 133 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 74.24% 84.71% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 40
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Flash
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Protractor
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Magento
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium

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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Protractor
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Web Automation Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Flash
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) hybris