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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank - 13 8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.04% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.70% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £485 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +83.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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
20 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 80.00% 75.51% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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