The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +55.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 325 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.74% 83.55% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 203 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 16
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.50 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cambridge region.

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge