The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 26 31
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.01% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.23% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £33.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -22.98%
Test Strategy
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 163 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 89.21% 81.91% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 99 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.90 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.27% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £15.75 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford 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 Guildford

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Strategy
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP