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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / East Sussex
Rank 31 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.01% 1.54% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.09% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £285 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -10.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +55.84%

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
155 191 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 78.28% 73.46% 85.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 144 161
Median daily rate £395 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 23
Median hourly rate £28.63 £39.00 £31.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% +22.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.70 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Brighton +3 2 £525 +84.21%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 26 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Workday
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) HR Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Workday
2 1 (20.00%) HP