The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+55.84% -
Test Strategy
West Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 107 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 85.45% 81.68% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 64 54
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Test Strategy
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) CCTV
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP