The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.97% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £43.00
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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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 219 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 70.87% 70.65% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 145 56
Average daily rate £350 £254 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £68 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £8.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £72.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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