The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+40.62% +1.41%
Test Strategy
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 119 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 79.87% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 84 163
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Test Strategy
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Luton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA