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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 25 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.85% 4.26% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 5.00% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
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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
88 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.58% 85.11% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 16
Average daily rate £405 £438 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -59.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing System Testing also 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 that cited System Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing System Testing also 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 that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle