The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford 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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 17 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 11.50% 1.20% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.98% 1.32% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -15.66%
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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 Telford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 76 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 82.30% 91.57% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 42
Average daily rate £400 £420 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £570 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Telford

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Telford region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
3 10 (71.43%) webMethods
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) SAX
6 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Pega
7 1 (7.14%) Scala
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (7.14%) RUP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAX
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) webMethods
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Pega
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) BEA
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Jumar Solutions
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