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 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+244.12% -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
95 108 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.24% 75.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 83 42
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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

System Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared