The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
175 113 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 73.22% 63.13% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 70
Average daily rate £325 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.11 £175.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.65% +960.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 13 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB