The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 21 21
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 1.23% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.64% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £513 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +79.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £36.00 £57.25
% change year-on-year
-11.03% -37.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 61 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 69.52% 75.31% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 72
Average daily rate £315 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 - £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth