The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank - 124 120
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.083% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £31.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% -14.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2462 2423 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.18% 89.97% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1236 908
Average daily rate £378 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.70% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 87 150
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Tester across the Berkshire region.

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester across the Berkshire region.

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Tester
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Agresso
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Agresso
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting