The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 189 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.71% 68.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 123 97
Average daily rate £315 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -61.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £10.44 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle