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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 50 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.42% 3.54% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 5.84% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
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£450 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +112.50%
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
293 154 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.30% 60.63% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 83 128
Average daily rate £400 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -46.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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System Testing
South West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle