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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 36 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.76% - 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.40 £38.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+15.32% -11.49%
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
306 262 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 77.27% 71.98% 67.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 124 115
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 39 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.84% -10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Swagger
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Google

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Swagger
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google