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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 22 25
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.25% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £276 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -38.25%
System Testing
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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
111 80 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.74% 65.04% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 63
Median daily rate £388 £435 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.91% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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