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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £358
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +18.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +83.33%

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
90 149 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.33% 88.69% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 114 112
Median daily rate £505 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £288 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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