Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 49 49
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.66% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.84% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Somerset median daily rate - £443 -
South West median daily rate £350 £425 £323
% change year-on-year -17.65% +31.78% -16.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +286.36% -74.71%

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 317 358 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.76% 78.85% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 224 215
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.99% -8.37%
10th Percentile £270 £172 £213
90th Percentile £588 £509 £508
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 70
Somerset median hourly rate £42.00 £23.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.84% -40.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £19.92 £13.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +36.75% -24.03% -3.75%

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