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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 33 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 2.54% 21.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 26.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -18.60%
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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
106 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 89.83% 82.61% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 1
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Document Management
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (44.44%) MOS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) VBA
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) JSP
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
1 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Document Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (44.44%) MOS
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
Gosport, Hampshire
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Rate: flexible
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