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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 41 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.56% 0.36% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.50% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £43.00
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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
277 199 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 77.16% 71.07% 64.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 89 92
Average daily rate £388 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £690 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -35.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.10 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Northgate