Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 22 November 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 81 85
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -21
Contract jobs citing System Testing 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.86% 0.55% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.63% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
West Sussex median daily rate £343 £520 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.13% +63.78% -20.63%
10th Percentile £310 £520 £270
90th Percentile £411 £520 £371
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £388
% change year-on-year +12.15% +3.55% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.14% -8.75% +6.67%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 928 1110 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.47% 87.47% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 631 693
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £271
90th Percentile £572 £550 £549
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.61 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in West Sussex

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in West Sussex

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in West Sussex

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Gatwick - 5 £343 -
Crawley - 2 £338 -
Worthing -12 1 - -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) WinForms
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) MVVM
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Documentum
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maximo
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) BODI
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) InfluxDB
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) CircleCI
3 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) git-flow
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) MVVM
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Go
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Grafana
1 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Marathon
1 1 (11.11%) Mesos
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Zoho