The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 9 17
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.38% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.63% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £290 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -38.25%
System 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
34 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 70.83% 90.48% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 41
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedford