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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 15 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.15% 1.30% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.79% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.95 £33.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+22.23% -22.09%
Test Strategy
Surrey

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
76 112 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 87.36% 72.73% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 65
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.67 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.75% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £12.45 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £18.90 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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