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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 51 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% 0.67% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.30% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.05% +29.09%
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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
333 154 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.81% 51.68% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 85 103
Average daily rate £405 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Spring

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle