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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 39 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.38% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £405 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +83.33%

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
187 198 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 70.57% 70.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 115 61
Median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Median hourly rate £31.88 £13.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.86% -11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £8.19 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.06 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 1 £405 - 1
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 3 (75.00%) Appium
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA