Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 27 July 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 126 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 +16
Contract jobs citing System Testing 14 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.56% 0.58% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.69% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 32
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +44.07%
10th Percentile £418 £245 £285
90th Percentile £508 £525 £555
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £46.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.26% +31.43% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2118 2180 2135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 84.18% 83.78% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1481 1206
Surrey median daily rate £435 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +6.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 107 61
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.29 £14.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.75 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £24.18 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.22% +7.47% +5.88%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Surrey

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Surrey

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Surrey

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Surrey

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Guildford +14 9 £475 - 1
Reigate -14 3 £450 -
Redhill - 1 - -
System Testing
South East

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

1 13 (92.86%) Finance
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Spring
2 9 (64.29%) Middleware
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Apache
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 8 (57.14%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (57.14%) JSON
3 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (57.14%) REST
3 8 (57.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (57.14%) Big Data
3 8 (57.14%) Kafka
4 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Line Management
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
1 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
1 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) J2EE
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
1 9 (64.29%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) JSON
2 8 (57.14%) Kafka
2 8 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (57.14%) REST
3 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.14%) Drools
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) J2SE
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Line Management
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle