The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 43 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.77% 1.14% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 1.48% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £370 £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
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
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 270 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 85.40% 76.70% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 187 144
Median daily rate £400 £378 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 45
Median hourly rate £32.75 £23.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.39% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) System Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Stress Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Conversion
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) System Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Stress Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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