The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £36.00 £57.25
% change year-on-year
-11.03% -37.11%
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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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.00% 68.75% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 21 27
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £441 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £46.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.08% +384.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Test Strategy
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management