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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.79% - 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £359 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.22% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
42 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 75.00% 88.00% 91.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 52
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 August 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin