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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 34 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 17 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 5.86% 12.64% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 14.10% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.95 £33.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+22.23% -22.09%
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
277 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 95.52% 89.66% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 20 46
Median daily rate £460 £363 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £293 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.12 - £34.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 60 (71.43%) SQL
2 59 (70.24%) Unix
3 51 (60.71%) Informatica
3 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (55.95%) Scrum
5 42 (50.00%) Oracle
6 35 (41.67%) Java
7 34 (40.48%) BusinessObjects
8 32 (38.10%) Waterfall
9 31 (36.90%) Pentaho
9 31 (36.90%) Hadoop
9 31 (36.90%) Pega
10 28 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 27 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (30.95%) JIRA
12 26 (30.95%) Confluence
13 25 (29.76%) Process Improvement
13 25 (29.76%) Data Modelling
13 25 (29.76%) RUP
13 25 (29.76%) J2EE
14 23 (27.38%) OO
15 21 (25.00%) Cloudera
16 20 (23.81%) Data Integration
17 18 (21.43%) Big Data
18 17 (20.24%) PL/SQL
19 14 (16.67%) WebLogic
19 14 (16.67%) User Stories
20 13 (15.48%) Perl
20 13 (15.48%) CSS
20 13 (15.48%) SDLC

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 26 (30.95%) Confluence
2 14 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.76%) SAS
4 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) BusinessObjects
2 31 (36.90%) Hadoop
2 31 (36.90%) Pentaho
3 18 (21.43%) Big Data
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) JIRA
2 8 (9.52%) ClearCase
3 6 (7.14%) PVCS
4 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) Gatling
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 75 (89.29%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Pentaho Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Hadoop Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Data Integration Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Integration Developer
5 8 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Junior
8 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) webMethods Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.57%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Software Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) J2EE
2 13 (15.48%) CSS
3 11 (13.10%) jQuery
4 3 (3.57%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) Spring
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) .NET
6 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.19%) Hystrix
6 1 (1.19%) Node.js
6 1 (1.19%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.19%) SOAP
6 1 (1.19%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (70.24%) Unix
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (55.95%) Scrum
3 32 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 27 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (29.76%) Data Modelling
5 25 (29.76%) Process Improvement
5 25 (29.76%) RUP
6 23 (27.38%) OO
7 14 (16.67%) User Stories
8 13 (15.48%) SDLC
9 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.10%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
13 6 (7.14%) ETL
13 6 (7.14%) ETL Development
14 5 (5.95%) Analytics
14 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.95%) Functional Testing
15 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) SQL
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 28 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 17 (20.24%) PL/SQL
5 13 (15.48%) Perl
6 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.10%) C
8 1 (1.19%) C#
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (3.57%) OPNET
1 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (2.38%) Kibana
2 2 (2.38%) logstash
2 2 (2.38%) Opsview
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Grafana
3 1 (1.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 51 (60.71%) Informatica
2 42 (50.00%) Oracle
3 31 (36.90%) Pega
4 21 (25.00%) Cloudera
5 10 (11.90%) webMethods
6 3 (3.57%) BMC
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.38%) BEA
7 2 (2.38%) Digital Fuel
7 2 (2.38%) WSO2
8 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) Xamarin