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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 50 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.26% - 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -28.28%
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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 East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
283 307 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 74.08% 76.56% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 172 119
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 34 6
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.89 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +15.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £32.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management