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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 42 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 11 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.15% 1.16% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.34% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £250 £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +26.15%
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
432 597 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.54% 86.65% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 383 205
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +91.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Horsham 0 4 £280 +1.81%
Worthing -2 4 - - 1
Crawley - 3 £250 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SAP
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Test Management
3 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Adobe
5 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) webMethods
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) C
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) ABAP
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 4 (18.18%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) SAP PSCD
5 4 (18.18%) Revenue Management
5 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Confluence

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) SAP Portal
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (9.09%) SAP CRM
2 2 (9.09%) SAP FS
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Protractor
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 4 (18.18%) ABAP Developer
2 4 (18.18%) SAP Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Test Management
2 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Revenue Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) ABAP
1 4 (18.18%) C
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Adobe
3 4 (18.18%) webMethods
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Ariba
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Serena
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £45.87 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £285 per day
Posted: 3 days ago