The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
Test Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 86.96% 97.96% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 28
Median daily rate £375 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedford region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedford