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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 27 26
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.15% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.41% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+203.64% -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
146 142 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.22% 81.61% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 85 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 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £11.23 £15.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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