The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 35 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 0.61% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.81% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £388 - £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+20.30% -16.35%
Test Strategy
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 246 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.77% 75.46% 81.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 190 266
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Strategy
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
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