The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 47 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.52% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
System Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
338 362 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.48% 76.69% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 221 139
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 33
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +13 2 £475 +21.79% 1
Gloucester - 1 - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) V-Model
4 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Perl
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Python
7 4 (28.57%) Migration

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) React
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 8 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Validation
3 7 (50.00%) V-Model
3 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Groovy
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle