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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 42 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing System Testing 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.24% 0.20% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.28% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
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
349 359 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.25% 71.80% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 220 105
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £475 - 1
Gloucester - 1 - -
System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Java
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) Selenium
4 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (60.00%) Web Services
5 11 (55.00%) C#
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) .NET
6 10 (50.00%) C
6 10 (50.00%) Unix
6 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (45.00%) UML
7 9 (45.00%) LDAP
7 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
7 9 (45.00%) JMS
7 9 (45.00%) Apache
7 9 (45.00%) SOA
7 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (45.00%) JUnit
7 9 (45.00%) XML
7 9 (45.00%) XSLT
7 9 (45.00%) J2EE
7 9 (45.00%) C++
7 9 (45.00%) Open Source
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) JUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) JMS
3 9 (45.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) XSLT
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) React
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (45.00%) Open Source
4 9 (45.00%) SOA
4 9 (45.00%) UML
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Validation
7 4 (20.00%) V-Model
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) C
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SuperGroup plc
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago