The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 35 28
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.96% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.53% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.98% +8.75%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 196 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 70.49% 62.82% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 93 73
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £235 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £443 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 9 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +21.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.85 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.56 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire