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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 47 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% 0.25% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.41% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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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
322 241 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.02% 60.10% 66.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 135 100
Average daily rate £410 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle