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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +47.69%
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
223 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.09% 74.59% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 104 96
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.73 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.95% +50.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 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 3 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing