Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 47 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 -13
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.21% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.80% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Somerset median daily rate £488 - £425
10th Percentile £469 - £342
90th Percentile £506 - £459
South West median daily rate £400 £320 £340
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -74.12% -2.30% +33.85%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 361 375 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 77.14% 79.11% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 195 330
Somerset median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £161 £213 £263
90th Percentile £528 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 76 51
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £39.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.51% -7.60% +22.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.35 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.25 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.26
% change year-on-year -16.78% -5.12% +37.75%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Somerset

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Somerset

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Somerset

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £488 -
System Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) REST

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java