Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 November 2017 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 76
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.94% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.13% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Cambridge median daily rate - £316 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.00% -29.03%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £320 £293
% change year-on-year +28.91% +9.40% -16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 596 532 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.18% 83.13% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 539
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £217 £234 £262
90th Percentile £574 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £38.38 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.84% -1.29% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £49.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Strategy in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Strategy in Cambridge