Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 2018 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
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 36 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.48% 2.33% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.71% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Norfolk median daily rate £505 £449 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.60% - -
East of England median daily rate £443 £449 £413
% change year-on-year -1.34% +8.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +7.93%

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 205 295 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 75.93% 85.76% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 201 200
Norfolk median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £202 £275 £192
90th Percentile £538 £513 £520
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 12
Norfolk median hourly rate £13.00 £11.17 £18.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -40.16% -17.96%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.68 £11.82
90th Percentile £23.35 £11.91 £27.22
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.98% -3.23% +31.91%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Norfolk

Test Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Strategy in Norfolk

Test Strategy
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 4 £505 - 2
Test Strategy
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) DNA
3 2 (50.00%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (50.00%) DNA
3 2 (50.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management