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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 46 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.97% 1.29% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.56% 0.60%
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 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 450 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 87.35% 83.18% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 237 156
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 £515 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +8 4 £365 +12.30%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) .NET

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Infor