The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.85% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year
-25.67% +163.34%
Tester
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
23 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 88.46% 97.92% 90.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 39
Median daily rate £325 £225 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £113 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Tester Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
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%) Automation Testing

Tester Skill Set
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%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin