Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 20 January 2018 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 67 53
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 0.53% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.62% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -14.29%
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +62.96% +12.50% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £16.00

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 512 810 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 82.45% 85.81% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 561 408
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £580 £558
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £13.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.24% -17.91% +4.36%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.48
90th Percentile £17.98 £32.95 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +8.62% -9.69% -2.70%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Northamptonshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Northamptonshire