The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 10 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 5.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £385 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
Test Scripting
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
43 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 81.13% 81.08% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 33
Median daily rate £450 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Bedford