The median contractor rate for a Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Tester
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 6.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.54 £27.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -50.76% -26.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 37 28 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 94.87% 90.32% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 109 472
Median daily rate £370 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% +44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £131 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 78
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Bedford

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Tester in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Bedford