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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 8 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 56 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 19.44% 14.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.14% 16.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 0
Average daily rate £470 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £366
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+55.84% -
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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
242 97 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 84.03% 85.84% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 39
Average daily rate £470 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £267 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 54 (70.13%) Unix
2 53 (68.83%) SQL
3 46 (59.74%) Oracle
3 46 (59.74%) Informatica
4 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (48.05%) Scrum
5 37 (48.05%) BusinessObjects
6 36 (46.75%) Java
7 34 (44.16%) Shell Script
8 33 (42.86%) Waterfall
9 32 (41.56%) J2EE
10 31 (40.26%) OO
11 29 (37.66%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (36.36%) Pega
13 27 (35.06%) RUP
14 24 (31.17%) Process Improvement
15 23 (29.87%) Hadoop
16 21 (27.27%) Pentaho
16 21 (27.27%) Data Modelling
16 21 (27.27%) WebLogic
16 21 (27.27%) Perl
16 21 (27.27%) PL/SQL
17 20 (25.97%) JIRA
17 20 (25.97%) Confluence
18 14 (18.18%) SDLC
18 14 (18.18%) webMethods
18 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
19 12 (15.58%) Big Data
19 12 (15.58%) Problem Management
19 12 (15.58%) Oracle Reports

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 20 (25.97%) Confluence
3 4 (5.19%) SAS
4 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) Documentum
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (29.87%) Hadoop
3 21 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 12 (15.58%) Big Data
4 12 (15.58%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) JIRA
2 9 (11.69%) ClearCase
3 7 (9.09%) CA Gen
4 6 (7.79%) PVCS
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Gatling
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 68 (88.31%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Hadoop Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Pentaho Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Data Integration Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Integration Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Lead Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.19%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.90%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Software Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) J2EE
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (70.13%) Unix
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.05%) Scrum
3 33 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 31 (40.26%) OO
5 29 (37.66%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (35.06%) RUP
7 24 (31.17%) Process Improvement
8 21 (27.27%) Data Modelling
9 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 14 (18.18%) SDLC
10 12 (15.58%) Problem Management
11 9 (11.69%) User Stories
12 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.49%) ETL
13 5 (6.49%) ETL Development
13 5 (6.49%) Open Source
14 4 (5.19%) Analytics
15 3 (3.90%) Dashboard Development
15 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (68.83%) SQL
2 36 (46.75%) Java
3 34 (44.16%) Shell Script
4 21 (27.27%) Perl
4 21 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.90%) C
5 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.60%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) Groovy
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) ISEB
1 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
1 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (3.90%) Kibana
1 3 (3.90%) logstash
1 3 (3.90%) OPNET
1 3 (3.90%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) Opsview
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Informatica
1 46 (59.74%) Oracle
2 28 (36.36%) Pega
3 14 (18.18%) webMethods
4 11 (14.29%) Cloudera
5 9 (11.69%) BEA
6 3 (3.90%) BMC
6 3 (3.90%) Digital Fuel
7 2 (2.60%) WSO2
8 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
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