The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Engineer
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £211
% change year-on-year
- +65.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -
Systems Test Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 102 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.97% 97.14% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 109
Average daily rate £314 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.10 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.42% +66.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £28.85 £11.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Systems Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Test Engineer in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire