The table below looks at the statistics for Functional 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 Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Functional 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
418 217 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.13% 76.41% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 127 183
Average daily rate £425 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £44.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - - - -
Functional Testing
East of England