The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £33.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -22.98%
Test Strategy
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 162 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.41% 81.41% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 84 99
Median daily rate £440 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Dorset