The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 June 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 17 23
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London - 1.69% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.85% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £430 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +56.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% +145.98%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 49 54 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 98.00% 91.53% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 78
Median daily rate £575 £540 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +10.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Docklands, London