Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Testing
South London > Croydon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 70 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +32
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.60% 1.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Croydon median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
South London median daily rate £300 £375 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 766 483 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.52% 91.30% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 299 190
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
90th Percentile £640 £575 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -8.65% +62.50%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Croydon

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Croydon region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Biometrics
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Zephyr

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) GitLab
2 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) Biometrics
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow