The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 63 63
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.51% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.67% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £423 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +92.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £32.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+39.06% +1.41%
Test Strategy
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 596 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.20% 75.73% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 399 355
Median daily rate £385 £401 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.99% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +51.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation