The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.55% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £384 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -11.11%
Test Strategy
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 125 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 87.27% 91.24% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 70 47
Median daily rate £418 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.78 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% +63.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) QA
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
1 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Testopia
4 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (10.00%) Testopia
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft