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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 26 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 28 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 6.81% 13.29% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 14.84% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £330 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £32.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+39.06% +1.41%
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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
373 128 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 90.75% 89.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 41 48
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £645 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £25.12 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +179.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 27 September 2016.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 36 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Data Modelling
4 19 (42.22%) Pega
5 18 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 18 (40.00%) SQL
6 16 (35.56%) Oracle
7 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 15 (33.33%) RUP
8 13 (28.89%) OO
8 13 (28.89%) Java
9 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
10 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (24.44%) Scrum
10 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.00%) COBOL
11 9 (20.00%) CSS
12 8 (17.78%) J2EE
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) XML
12 8 (17.78%) Unix
12 8 (17.78%) webMethods
12 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
12 8 (17.78%) User Stories
13 7 (15.56%) Apache Cordova
13 7 (15.56%) Mobile Development
13 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (15.56%) PhoneGap
13 7 (15.56%) Xamarin

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 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Documentum
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) IDMS
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.44%) CA Gen
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) COBOL Developer
3 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Junior
4 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
4 4 (8.89%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (6.67%) COBOL Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Pentaho Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) J2EE
2 8 (17.78%) XML
3 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
3 7 (15.56%) Apache Cordova
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) PhoneGap
3 7 (15.56%) WinForms
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.22%) Hystrix
5 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.22%) Swagger
5 1 (2.22%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Unix
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) VME
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Data Modelling
4 18 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 15 (33.33%) RUP
6 13 (28.89%) OO
7 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
8 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
8 11 (24.44%) Scrum
9 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
9 8 (17.78%) User Stories
10 7 (15.56%) Mobile Development
10 7 (15.56%) MVC
10 7 (15.56%) TDD
11 2 (4.44%) Dashboard Development
11 2 (4.44%) ITIL
11 2 (4.44%) Service Management
12 1 (2.22%) SDLC
12 1 (2.22%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) COBOL
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) C
6 4 (8.89%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Grafana
1 1 (2.22%) Graphite
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Pega
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) webMethods
4 7 (15.56%) ICL
4 7 (15.56%) Xamarin
5 6 (13.33%) Informatica
6 2 (4.44%) BEA
6 2 (4.44%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.44%) WSO2
7 1 (2.22%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.22%) SAP