Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire > Fareham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 0.98% 0.40% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.49% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Fareham median daily rate £488 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £318 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -25.29% +13.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Fareham median hourly rate - - £55.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.20 - £55.00

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 Fareham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Fareham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 178 203 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 87.25% 81.85% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 159 46
Fareham median daily rate £420 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +41.73% +5.83%
10th Percentile £143 £263 £216
90th Percentile £538 £615 £638
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 11
Fareham median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -69.50% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.83 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.88 £35.20 £55.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

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

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Human Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

Test Strategy
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Human Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP