The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 46 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.93% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+61.07% -
Test Strategy
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
349 271 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 81.54% 76.77% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 119 101
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.15% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Nottingham region.

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 3 (33.33%) RAD
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 3 (33.33%) RAD
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP