The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 53 40
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.05% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.25% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +47.69%
Test Strategy
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 321 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.00% 84.03% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 200 190
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £31.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Somerset