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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
London / Croydon
Rank 22 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing System Testing 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.98% - 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -78.00% +42.85%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 148 248 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 84.09% 90.84% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 214 84
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing System Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

System Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) PaaS
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) BC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12

System Testing
Top Related 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) PaaS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Developer
3 2 (28.57%) E-Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) BC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle