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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 8 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 4.55% - 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £35.00 £57.25
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -38.86%
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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
18 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 81.82% 41.67% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 14
Average daily rate £300 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £361 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 6 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL