The table below looks at the statistics for Unit 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 Unit Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 37 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.69% - 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £333 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
Unit 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
287 311 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.62% 81.84% 88.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 206 314
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.43 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit 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 Unit Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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 £350 -
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unit 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 Unit Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Xamarin
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) Product Management
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Process Management
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) iPad
6 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS

Unit 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 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Xamarin