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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 31 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.12% 2.06% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.69% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £275 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £32.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+39.06% +1.41%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

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
204 186 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 76.40% 76.54% 69.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 110 84
Median daily rate £380 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.21 £9.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.41% +21.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.74 £8.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £12.50 £10.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £375 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Pascal

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
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
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) JavaFX
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Pascal
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat