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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £334 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
Automated Testing
Bedfordshire

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
20 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 80.00% 75.51% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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

Automated Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing