Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Strategy
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 3 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 5.08% 29.23% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 30.16% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
Andover median daily rate £425 £363 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +4.32% +6.92%
10th Percentile £293 £323 £291
90th Percentile £444 £406 £419
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 - £43.00

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 43 63 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 72.88% 96.92% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 67
Andover median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £319 £330
90th Percentile £469 £456 £570
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.12% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Andover median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.82% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £33.14 £28.88
% change year-on-year +5.61% +14.77% -23.00%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Andover

Test Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Strategy in Andover

Test Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Andover over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Strategy in Andover

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Chai
2 2 (66.67%) Mocha
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) F#
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Mocha
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Chai
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Sprint Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) F#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP