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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 31 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 26 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 8.52% 7.76% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 8.65% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.20 £33.25 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+26.91% -16.35%
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
295 104 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 96.72% 89.66% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 39 49
Median daily rate £460 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £340 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £608 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.12 - £34.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 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 Telford region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 65 (74.71%) SQL
2 64 (73.56%) Unix
3 54 (62.07%) Informatica
4 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (55.17%) Scrum
5 48 (55.17%) Oracle
6 35 (40.23%) BusinessObjects
7 34 (39.08%) Java
8 32 (36.78%) Pentaho
8 32 (36.78%) Hadoop
9 31 (35.63%) Waterfall
9 31 (35.63%) Shell Script
10 30 (34.48%) Pega
11 28 (32.18%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (31.03%) JIRA
12 27 (31.03%) Confluence
13 25 (28.74%) Process Improvement
13 25 (28.74%) OO
13 25 (28.74%) RUP
13 25 (28.74%) J2EE
14 24 (27.59%) Data Modelling
15 21 (24.14%) Cloudera
16 20 (22.99%) Data Integration
16 20 (22.99%) PL/SQL
17 19 (21.84%) Big Data
18 18 (20.69%) WebLogic
19 15 (17.24%) Perl
20 14 (16.09%) webMethods
20 14 (16.09%) SDLC
21 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management

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 27 (31.03%) Confluence
2 18 (20.69%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.75%) SAS
4 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Documentum
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.23%) BusinessObjects
2 32 (36.78%) Hadoop
2 32 (36.78%) Pentaho
3 19 (21.84%) Big Data
4 12 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) JIRA
2 8 (9.20%) ClearCase
3 6 (6.90%) PVCS
4 1 (1.15%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.15%) Gatling
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Maven
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 76 (87.36%) Developer
2 22 (25.29%) Pentaho Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Hadoop Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Data Integration Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Integration Developer
5 8 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Big Data Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Junior
9 4 (4.60%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) webMethods Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Software Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) J2EE
2 13 (14.94%) CSS
3 11 (12.64%) jQuery
4 4 (4.60%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.15%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.15%) Spring
6 1 (1.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (73.56%) Unix
2 7 (8.05%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.17%) Scrum
3 31 (35.63%) Waterfall
4 28 (32.18%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (28.74%) OO
5 25 (28.74%) Process Improvement
5 25 (28.74%) RUP
6 24 (27.59%) Data Modelling
7 14 (16.09%) SDLC
8 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
9 12 (13.79%) User Stories
10 11 (12.64%) Dashboard Development
10 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
11 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.90%) Analytics
12 6 (6.90%) ETL
12 6 (6.90%) ETL Development
13 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.75%) Service Management
14 4 (4.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) SQL
2 34 (39.08%) Java
3 31 (35.63%) Shell Script
4 20 (22.99%) PL/SQL
5 15 (17.24%) Perl
6 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.64%) C
8 1 (1.15%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) Groovy
8 1 (1.15%) Scala
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (5.75%) OPNET
1 5 (5.75%) SCOM
2 4 (4.60%) Kibana
2 4 (4.60%) logstash
3 3 (3.45%) Opsview
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (62.07%) Informatica
2 48 (55.17%) Oracle
3 30 (34.48%) Pega
4 21 (24.14%) Cloudera
5 14 (16.09%) webMethods
6 5 (5.75%) BMC
7 4 (4.60%) BEA
7 4 (4.60%) Digital Fuel
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.30%) WSO2
10 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.15%) Xamarin