The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £33.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -22.98%
Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 279 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.31% 75.61% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 186 165
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridge region.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridge region.

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Test Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) HP