The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.81% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £400 £269
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +48.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 109 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.55% 96.46% 98.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 104
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 14
Average hourly rate £13.47 £15.21 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Systems Tester
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Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Tester across the Staffordshire region.

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Systems Tester
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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