The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 26 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 5.00% 16.67% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 21.05% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £53.00 £57.25
% change year-on-year
-40.46% -7.42%
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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 Gosport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 82.50% 79.17% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 17
Average daily rate £450 £435 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £435 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £463 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 22 (91.67%) HP
2 21 (87.50%) ISTQB
3 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (54.17%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (54.17%) HTML
6 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
6 13 (54.17%) .NET
6 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
6 13 (54.17%) JSP
6 13 (54.17%) UNIX
6 13 (54.17%) Windows
6 13 (54.17%) Windows 2000
6 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
6 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 13 (54.17%) HTTPS
7 12 (50.00%) Oracle
7 12 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
8 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
9 10 (41.67%) Project Management
9 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (41.67%) MS Office
9 10 (41.67%) VBA
9 10 (41.67%) QA
9 10 (41.67%) Document Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 10 (41.67%) MS Office
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
1 13 (54.17%) HTTPS
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) HTTP
3 6 (25.00%) SSL
4 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Tester
3 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Test Specialist
6 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Test Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
8 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
1 13 (54.17%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (54.17%) UNIX
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Windows 2000
1 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 10 (41.67%) Document Management
5 9 (37.50%) Quality Management
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 6 (25.00%) Workflow
8 5 (20.83%) Validation
9 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) MOS
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (12.50%) CCNP
7 3 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) MCSE
8 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) HP
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
Gosport, Hampshire
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