The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 27 June 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 24
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - 3.14% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.73% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +26.66% +13.63%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73 161 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 80.22% 84.29% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 90 93
Median daily rate £438 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +24.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Test Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Strategy in Ipswich

Test Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Strategy in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Kendo UI
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Angular 2
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Telerik
2 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Angular Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) UI Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Web UI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Angular 2
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) Kendo UI
1 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Telerik
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
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