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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 54 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.80% 1.56% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.86% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £380 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +26.15%
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
435 322 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.00% 83.85% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 206 107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +39.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.08 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) System Testing
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (35.00%) ISEB
6 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Stress Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (30.00%) MS Office
7 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) User Stories
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) UML
10 3 (15.00%) 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Agile Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Conversion
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) System Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Stress Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) User Stories
10 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
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