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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 31 22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.22% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.43% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -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
191 140 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 83.04% 85.37% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 82 52
Median daily rate £325 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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