The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £295 £285
% change year-on-year
- +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.66
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
433 231 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.52% 95.06% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 110 143
Average daily rate £375 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 38
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Tester across the Gloucestershire region.

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester across the Gloucestershire region.

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Systems Tester
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center