The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheltenham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank - 16 51
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.39% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.45% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year
-14.86% +170.07%
Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 69 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.38% 95.83% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 169
Average daily rate £350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.88 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Systems Tester
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Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham