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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 34 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 18 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 5.54% 10.20% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 11.90% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +48.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -11.11%
Test Strategy
Shropshire

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
304 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 93.54% 85.71% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 21 41
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £25.12 £40.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% +16.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Telford 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Telford region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) SQL
3 33 (55.00%) Unix
4 32 (53.33%) Scrum
5 28 (46.67%) Informatica
6 27 (45.00%) Process Improvement
7 26 (43.33%) Waterfall
7 26 (43.33%) Data Modelling
7 26 (43.33%) Java
8 22 (36.67%) Pega
9 21 (35.00%) Oracle
10 19 (31.67%) RUP
11 18 (30.00%) Pentaho
11 18 (30.00%) Hadoop
12 17 (28.33%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (28.33%) J2EE
13 16 (26.67%) OO
14 15 (25.00%) CSS
14 15 (25.00%) JIRA
14 15 (25.00%) Confluence
14 15 (25.00%) Cloudera
15 14 (23.33%) Data Integration
15 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
15 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
16 12 (20.00%) User Stories
17 11 (18.33%) Big Data
17 11 (18.33%) SDLC
17 11 (18.33%) Dashboard Development
17 11 (18.33%) jQuery

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (25.00%) Confluence
2 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 18 (30.00%) Pentaho
2 17 (28.33%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (18.33%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) Gatling
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 54 (90.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Pentaho Developer
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior
6 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Integration Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) J2EE
2 15 (25.00%) CSS
3 11 (18.33%) jQuery
4 4 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) XML
5 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (5.00%) ELK Stack
5 3 (5.00%) PhoneGap
5 3 (5.00%) WinForms
6 1 (1.67%) Hystrix
6 1 (1.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.67%) Swagger
6 1 (1.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Unix
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) Scrum
3 27 (45.00%) Process Improvement
4 26 (43.33%) Data Modelling
4 26 (43.33%) Waterfall
5 19 (31.67%) RUP
6 16 (26.67%) OO
7 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (20.00%) User Stories
9 11 (18.33%) Dashboard Development
9 11 (18.33%) SDLC
10 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
12 4 (6.67%) Analytics
12 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.67%) TDD
13 3 (5.00%) ETL Development
13 3 (5.00%) Mobile Development
13 3 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) Java
3 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 11 (18.33%) C
5 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (5.00%) OPNET
1 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 2 (3.33%) Kibana
2 2 (3.33%) logstash
2 2 (3.33%) Opsview
3 1 (1.67%) Grafana
3 1 (1.67%) Graphite
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Informatica
2 22 (36.67%) Pega
3 21 (35.00%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) Cloudera
5 7 (11.67%) webMethods
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.00%) BMC
7 3 (5.00%) Xamarin
8 2 (3.33%) Digital Fuel
8 2 (3.33%) WSO2
9 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
Telford, Shropshire
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