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 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 - 13 11
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - 5.17% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.82% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+55.84% -
Test Strategy
North West

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
53 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 73.61% 58.62% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 14
Average daily rate £438 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 9
Average hourly rate £47.65 £49.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £26.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 Trend in Cumbria

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

Test Strategy
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared