The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 8 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 5.26% 5.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -18.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cumbria region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 55.26% 68.42% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 7
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £215 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +160.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cumbria

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Histogram in Cumbria

Test Strategy
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £50 - £70 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago