The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate - - 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.98% +8.75%
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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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 67.35% 84.62% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 5
Average daily rate £400 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £302 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate