The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 29 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 2.53% - 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £540 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+55.84% -
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 Leatherhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 48 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 75.32% 66.67% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 39 16
Average daily rate £440 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Test Strategy
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA