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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 19 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 8.51% 0.99% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 1.39% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.98% +8.75%
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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
124 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 87.94% 71.29% 61.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 33
Average daily rate £450 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £202 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) UNIX
3 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (40.00%) webMethods
5 8 (32.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) XSD
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) Web Design
8 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) Adobe
8 5 (20.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (20.00%) Confluence
8 5 (20.00%) HTML5
8 5 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
10 3 (12.00%) J2EE
10 3 (12.00%) Perl
10 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (12.00%) Informatica
10 3 (12.00%) SAX
10 3 (12.00%) Skype

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) XSD
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) SAX
4 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) Web Design
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) RUP
7 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Management
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) webMethods
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Adobe
3 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (12.00%) Informatica
5 2 (8.00%) Pega
6 1 (4.00%) BEA