The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -28.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 275 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 77.16% 74.93% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 125
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Northamptonshire region.

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire