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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 40 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.10% 0.85% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.03% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £365 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +4.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +55.84%

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
323 390 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 89.23% 83.33% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 202 132
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +93.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA