The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 37 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £329 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+258.29% -67.06%
System Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
278 330 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.81% 85.27% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 225 263
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +97.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 1 £450 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Def Stans

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC