Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Testing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 55 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +69
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.15% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £438 -
East of England median daily rate £255 £400 £276
% change year-on-year -36.25% +45.02% -33.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.50

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 605 563 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.50% 84.03% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 385 479
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £249
90th Percentile £575 £606 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.47% +40.11% +24.81%
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.35 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.55 £50.78 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £22.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +31.87% -1.09% -16.36%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Bedfordshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing System Testing in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy