The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £44.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year
-28.28% -43.22%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 61.11% 59.83% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 38
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £478 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 5
Average hourly rate £62.50 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.86% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £12.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £46.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Test Strategy
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy