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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 38 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.44% 2.37% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.93% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £288 £393 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.75% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £340 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £421 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+61.07% -
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
412 376 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.95% 80.86% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 234 158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 3 - - 1
Crawley - 1 £300 -
Horsham - 1 £275 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
1 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Management
2 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) RUP
3 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) QA
3 5 (22.73%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Pega
4 4 (18.18%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) BEA
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 4 (18.18%) ETL

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) Documentum
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (4.55%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) CA Gen
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Documentum Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (9.09%) SAPUI5
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) SAP XI
5 1 (4.55%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
1 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) Test Management
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) RUP
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) BEA
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Pega
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 3 (13.64%) webMethods
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
Worthing, West Sussex
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