The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Unit 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
24 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 64.86% 59.26% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 10
Average daily rate £359 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £420 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -53.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedford