The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 3.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £359
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +54.16%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 85.25% 93.10% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 20
Median daily rate £415 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bedford region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedford