The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Harrogate region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 6 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate - 6.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 83.33% 75.00% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 14
Average daily rate £350 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Strategy
North Yorkshire

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

Test Strategy
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB