The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - - 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £32.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+39.06% +1.41%
Test Strategy
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 130 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 88.89% 84.97% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 65
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £83.00 £14.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+492.85% -78.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newport 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 Newport

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Newport