The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria 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 - 8 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - 3.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
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 Cumbria region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 67.57% 46.88% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 6
Average daily rate £400 £350 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £67 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £350 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% +59.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £15.30 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.80 £18.43
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 Cumbria

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria