The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.20% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +55.84%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
388 489 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.86% 79.77% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 295 311
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.50 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Strategy
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 1 £475 - 1
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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%) Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA