The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
Test Automation
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
33 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 70.21% 77.78% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 12
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Bedford