The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 44 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.60% - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.35% -0.62%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 153 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 84.38% 61.69% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 85 114
Average daily rate £400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.88 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -23.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Strategy
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 1 £375 - 1
Hove - 1 £325 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 28 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Trac
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Trac
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft