The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fareham 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Hampshire / Fareham
Rank 22 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 0.88% 1.45% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.82% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.44 £61.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -27.74% +59.74%  

Test Strategy is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fareham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Fareham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 98 55 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 86.73% 79.71% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 30
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £645 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £11.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fareham citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Fareham

Test Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Strategy in Fareham

Test Strategy
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Fareham region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared