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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 10 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - 8.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 13.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.70%
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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
45 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 71.43% 61.70% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 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 £170 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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