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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 40 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing System Testing 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.62% 1.10% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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
295 362 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 79.73% 79.56% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 210 198
Median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.27 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.97% +19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Validation
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Selenium
3 11 (84.62%) Risk Analysis
3 11 (84.62%) Integration Testing
3 11 (84.62%) V-Model
3 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
3 11 (84.62%) Cucumber
3 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 11 (84.62%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (84.62%) SDLC
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (76.92%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
4 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) C
4 10 (76.92%) Perl
4 10 (76.92%) Python
4 10 (76.92%) MS Excel

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Lumira
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Cucumber
1 11 (84.62%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Integration Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Programmer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Integration Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Risk Analysis
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 11 (84.62%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Validation
2 11 (84.62%) V-Model
2 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
3 10 (76.92%) Automation Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) Defect Tracking
3 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C
1 10 (76.92%) Perl
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) IBM