The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Surrey
Rank 83 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.61% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £419 £470 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +48.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £395 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £558 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +0.94%
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 Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
815 991 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.98% 81.10% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 664 647
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 70 24
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Strategy
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 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
Woking - 2 £419 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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

1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) Kanban
1 10 (90.91%) RESTful
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
2 8 (72.73%) MSTest
2 8 (72.73%) MVVM
2 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (72.73%) NUnit
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) SpecFlow
2 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Product Management
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) MSTest
2 8 (72.73%) NUnit
2 8 (72.73%) SpecFlow
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) RESTful
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) Kanban
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) MVVM
2 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Product Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
Staines, Middlesex
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 19 days ago