The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 36 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.44% 0.27% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 0.35% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £363 - £300
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%
Test Strategy
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 282 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 71.70% 77.05% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 152
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 24
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +74.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £26.55 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.20 £40.87
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 Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Strategy across the Warwickshire region.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -3 1 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £363 -
Test Strategy
West Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) COBIT
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Mockito
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Puppet
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 1 (9.09%) Mockito
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
1 1 (9.09%) Swagger
1 1 (9.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) COBIT
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Guidewire
2 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin