The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.58% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +1.26%
Automated Testing
East of England

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
280 327 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.92% 85.38% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 222 272
Median daily rate £450 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £50.00 £26.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +92.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £275 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Trac
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Trac
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat