The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South East / Middlesex
Rank - 21 22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 1.27% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.52% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £415 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.71%  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 107 132 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 85.60% 83.54% 78.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 78
Median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £315 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Middlesex

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Middlesex

System Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware