The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 48 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.70% 0.58% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.84% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
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£400 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Test Strategy
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
436 239 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.42% 69.08% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 156 184
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £26.98 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.35% -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Sussex region.

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Strategy
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -7 7 £400 - 2
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) RUP
4 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) Documentum
4 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (33.33%) webMethods
4 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (27.78%) NHS
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
6 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (22.22%) BEA
6 4 (22.22%) Informatica
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) CA Gen
6 4 (22.22%) Pega
7 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (33.33%) Documentum
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) CA Gen
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Trac
2 2 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Documentum Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Documentum Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) XSLT
2 2 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) RUP
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Revenue Management
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) ABAP
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) webMethods
3 4 (22.22%) BEA
3 4 (22.22%) Informatica
3 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 4 (22.22%) Pega
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Trend Micro
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