Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 25 May 2020 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 152 127
Rank change year-on-year +78 -25 -2
Contract jobs citing System Testing 31 27 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.63% 0.76% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.85% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 12
Median daily rate £490 £420 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.91% +9.92%
10th Percentile £401 £363 £335
90th Percentile £610 £675 £484
South East median daily rate £490 £423 £488
% change year-on-year +15.98% -13.33% +23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £41.75
South East median hourly rate - - £41.75

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,628 3,168 3,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.73% 89.21% 84.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 2,016 1,892
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £296 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £570
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 175 128
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +11.30% +4.55%
10th Percentile £17.53 £12.44 £12.23
90th Percentile £57.38 £57.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £26.26 £27.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.98% +21.53% +7.14%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing System Testing in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing System Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing System Testing in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 13 £490 -
Fareham +15 5 £408 +8.67%
Portsmouth +26 4 £638 +28.14%
Farnborough +15 2 - - 1
Basingstoke +31 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £400 -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
2 17 (54.84%) SAP
2 17 (54.84%) Project Management
2 17 (54.84%) SAP Payroll
3 16 (51.61%) SAP HCM
4 14 (45.16%) Mentoring
4 14 (45.16%) Public Sector
5 13 (41.94%) SAP Fiori
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
6 11 (35.48%) SAP BW
7 10 (32.26%) SAP HR
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) Migration
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.13%) Wireless
9 5 (16.13%) IPsec
9 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
9 5 (16.13%) XSLT
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 5 (16.13%) LAN

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) InVision
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (54.84%) SAP Payroll
2 16 (51.61%) SAP HCM
3 10 (32.26%) SAP HR
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Wireless
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
1 5 (16.13%) IKE
1 5 (16.13%) IPsec
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) Multicast
1 5 (16.13%) Spanning Tree
1 5 (16.13%) VLAN
1 5 (16.13%) VoIP
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
1 5 (16.13%) Wireless
1 5 (16.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SAP BW
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.45%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq
2 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) TestNG
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (45.16%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) SAP Configurer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) HR Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) SAP HR Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) SAP Fiori
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) XSLT
4 4 (12.90%) OAuth
4 4 (12.90%) OAuth2
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Derivative
2 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
1 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
2 17 (54.84%) Project Management
3 14 (45.16%) Mentoring
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Availability Management
5 5 (16.13%) Data Science
5 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Sprint Planning
5 5 (16.13%) Sprint Review
5 5 (16.13%) User Stories
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Information Exploitation
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) HDFS
1 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Juniper
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) HP