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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 26 24
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.05% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.36% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
128 147 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.53% 76.96% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 94 67
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Median hourly rate £10.96 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.20 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £23.50 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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