The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 36 14
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 0.92% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.00% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £481 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -28.28%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 200 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 79.87% 92.17% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 157 32
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £24.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Luton