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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 20 18
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 3.77% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.44% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate
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- £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
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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
105 135 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 73.43% 84.91% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 59
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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