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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 57 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 9 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.33% 3.41% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 4.05% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £283 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.26%
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
600 420 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.76% 84.17% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 272 180
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 21
Median hourly rate £51.50 £50.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +85.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Worthing -22 4 - -
Gatwick - 2 £283 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £350 -
East Grinstead - 1 £200 - 1
Horsham - 1 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 5 (23.81%) Confluence
4 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) SAP
4 5 (23.81%) Unix
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (19.05%) Adobe
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (19.05%) ABAP
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) User Experience
6 3 (14.29%) PigUnit
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (14.29%) PyUnit

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 5 (23.81%) Confluence
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Pig
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CRM
1 3 (14.29%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (14.29%) Star Schema
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (9.52%) Sqoop
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) PigUnit
3 3 (14.29%) PyUnit
3 3 (14.29%) RSpec
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) Gatling
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) CA Gen
5 1 (4.76%) Capybara
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Strategy Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Tez
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
2 5 (23.81%) Test Management
2 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Revenue Management
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) ABAP
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oozie
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) webMethods
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) BEA
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Pega
5 1 (4.76%) Serena
East Grinstead, West Sussex
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Rate: £150 - £270 per day
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