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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £43.00
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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
90 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 80.36% 75.86% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 39
Average daily rate £400 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.92 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.40% -22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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