The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newport region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 13 18
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 3.28% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.76% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 42 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 78.05% 68.85% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 26
Average daily rate £425 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Strategy
South Wales

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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