The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - 35 51
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Test Management
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
233 244 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.73% 81.88% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 154 272
Median daily rate £450 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £341 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire