The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Surrey / Guildford
Rank - 17 28
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 2.02% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.78% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £357
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +83.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
100 72 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 75.19% 72.73% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 107
Median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +19.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford 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 Guildford

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Guildford