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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 17 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.09% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -11.11%
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
74 87 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 80.43% 65.91% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 53
Median daily rate £380 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.41% -17.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

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 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP