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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -40.80% +24.28%  

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 279 280 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.29% 86.42% 84.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 234
Median daily rate £440 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.36% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £31.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing System Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 27 April 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%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning