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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank - 20 9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.80% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.50% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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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
92 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 69.17% 72.07% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 29
Average daily rate £420 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +178.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle