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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 29 23
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.32% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.54% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 -
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -
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
190 130 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 84.82% 86.09% 61.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 87 53
Median daily rate £340 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -39.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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