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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 19 26
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 0.93% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.15% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.65 £31.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+19.52% +7.69%
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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
127 87 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.39% 81.31% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 67 66
Average daily rate £450 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -47.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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