The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Nottinghamshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 31 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.06% - 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £38.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.83% +103.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 346 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 70.50% 77.58% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 153 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Average hourly rate £13.62 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.08% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Nottingham - 4 £425 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (10.00%) CMMI
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Retail

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Retail
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) CMMI
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP