The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 48 38
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.87% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.09% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £32.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+39.06% +1.41%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
459 368 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 86.77% 80.00% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 232 166
Median daily rate £415 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP