Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

System Testing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 53 52
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £438 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +48.31% -10.61%
East of England median daily rate £305 £381 £356
% change year-on-year -19.95% +6.95% -16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -41.07% -16.42% -29.47%

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 530 496 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.66% 85.52% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 322 340
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £224 £232 £263
90th Percentile £614 £575 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 58
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +10.00% +20.00%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Bedfordshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Bedfordshire