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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 21 25
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 3.38% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.07% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -10.84%
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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
121 123 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.57% 83.11% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 95 74
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £420 - £470 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 11 days ago