Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - +36 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.31% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median daily rate £550 - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +36.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 291 251 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 90.94% 85.37% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 160 179
Luton median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £325 £299 £275
90th Percentile £630 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.34% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 31
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% - -53.33%
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £7.75
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Luton

Test Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Strategy in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) KANA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Manager
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (100.00%) KANA
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel