The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -67.06%
System Testing
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 96 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.51% 69.57% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 46
Median daily rate £390 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham