The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 14 30
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 4.88% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.35% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £530 £479
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £53.00 £57.25
% change year-on-year
-40.46% -7.42%
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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
123 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.49% 76.83% 64.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 47 62
Average daily rate £470 £360 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Croydon