The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 26 22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.61% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £329 £339
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+258.29% -67.06%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 128 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.70% 78.53% 72.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 79 60
Median daily rate £325 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Staffordshire region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire