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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 14 26
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 6.00% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.59% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £475 £477
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £39.00 £57.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -31.87%
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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
126 79 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.90% 79.00% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 62 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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