The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 21 22
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.40% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.72% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £475 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.05% 81.12% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 90
Average daily rate £360 £415 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £476 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Test Strategy
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting