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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 23 18
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.02% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +56.32%
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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
122 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 84.14% 79.67% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 53
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.96 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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