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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 48 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.70% 0.82% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.03% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+40.62% +1.41%
Test Strategy
East of England

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
452 679 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.88% 79.79% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 405 351
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridge +20 2 £381 +38.63% 1
Peterborough +6 2 £350 -16.66%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) MSTest
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Manager
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) V-Model
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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