The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +4.00% +203.64%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 463 694 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.42% 79.50% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1586 1112
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 43
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.21% -8.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.81 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £36.61 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Reading

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Reading

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) HP Helion
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) HP Helion
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Validation