The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank - 45 30
Contract jobs citing Agile Testing 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.92% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.17% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 342 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.33% 78.44% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 202 107
Average daily rate £455 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £27.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Agile Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire