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 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
South East / Hampshire
Rank 93 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs citing System Testing 22 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.18% 0.73% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.92% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 13
Median daily rate £338 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £565 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.25
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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1738 1760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.81% 79.76% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1169 1010
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 68 88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £42.50
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing in Hampshire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +3 5 £600 -8.04%
Winchester +10 3 £325 -
Southampton +7 3 £285 -12.30%
Fareham - 1 £263 -
Portsmouth - 1 £400 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 12 (36.36%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Unix
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (21.21%) QA
8 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) Spring
8 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 5 (15.15%) REST
9 5 (15.15%) Spring Integration
9 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
9 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
9 5 (15.15%) Virtual Team
9 5 (15.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) JIRA
9 5 (15.15%) Release Management
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) RESTful
9 5 (15.15%) Smart Meter
9 5 (15.15%) Middleware

System Testing
Top Related 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 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) SAS
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.03%) GemFire
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) HBase
4 2 (6.06%) Kalido
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) OLTP
5 1 (3.03%) Parquet
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Mockito
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Gradle
5 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior UAT Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) UAT Lead
7 2 (6.06%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) UAT Test Lead
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) J2EE
2 5 (15.15%) Middleware
2 5 (15.15%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) RESTful
2 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
2 5 (15.15%) Spring Integration
3 4 (12.12%) Ajax
3 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) Java SE
3 4 (12.12%) JMS
3 4 (12.12%) JPA
3 4 (12.12%) JSF
3 4 (12.12%) JSP
3 4 (12.12%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Smart Meter
1 5 (15.15%) Virtual Team
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.06%) Smartcard
4 2 (6.06%) STB
5 1 (3.03%) iSeries
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) ETL
5 5 (15.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Release Management
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.12%) OWASP
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) SFIA
6 4 (12.12%) Test Management
7 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) HNC
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (6.06%) HDFS
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) DoubleClick
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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Rullion
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