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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 21 23
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 0.88% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.11% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £34.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +40.20%
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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
128 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.91% 78.95% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 69 66
Average daily rate £470 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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