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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +100.00%

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
281 226 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 80.06% 81.88% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 115 121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -23.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £24.00 £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) B2B

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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
1 2 (40.00%) HP