Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 18 September 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
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 28 85
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 1.01% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Renfrewshire median daily rate - £315 -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £388 £360
% change year-on-year -16.13% +7.64% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.73 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.42% - -

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 218 85 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 93.56% 85.86% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 69 457
Renfrewshire median daily rate £323 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.38% +24.03% -5.70%
10th Percentile £246 £247 £230
90th Percentile £438 £446 £440
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 38
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £48.75 £13.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% -66.01% -7.27%
10th Percentile £29.58 £13.00 £34.43
90th Percentile £75.38 £17.20 £42.30
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -19.23% +54.76%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Renfrewshire