The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £11.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+215.21% -67.14%
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 78.31% 78.49% 58.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 54
Average daily rate £430 £350 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Testing across the Croydon region.

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Croydon