The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+61.07% -
Test Strategy
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 69.35% 87.10% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate £500 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 7
Average hourly rate £49.50 £36.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% +82.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £36.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Test Strategy
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Serena
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) RS-422
2 2 (66.67%) LabWindows
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ada

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (66.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) RS-422
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Serena