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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 3.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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
50 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 89.29% 80.00% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 14
Median daily rate £338 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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