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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 30 27
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.61% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +55.84%

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
87 165 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.69% 89.67% 90.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 116 121
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £297 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +125.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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