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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
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
230 147 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.15% 89.63% 88.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 102 114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Local Government
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (22.22%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management

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 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Guidewire