Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.31% 0.33% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 0.40% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Norfolk median daily rate £449 - £301
10th Percentile £334 - £293
90th Percentile £497 - £500
East of England median daily rate £437 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.76% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +9.33%

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 291 247 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 83.86% 81.25% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 170 203
Norfolk median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £275 £192 £201
90th Percentile £513 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 16
Norfolk median hourly rate £11.17 £16.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.30% -27.47% +0.55%
10th Percentile £10.68 £12.43 £17.00
90th Percentile £11.91 £25.63 £27.33
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £32.40 £24.66
% change year-on-year +12.65% +31.40% +2.48%

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 13 December 2017. 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
King's Lynn - 3 £399 -
Test Strategy
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) RIA

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP