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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £33.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -22.98%
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
69 135 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 89.61% 93.10% 82.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 106 58
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £34.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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