Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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.

Unit Testing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 58
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.96% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £333 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.27% +22.77%
East of England median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +8.75% +14.29%

Unit 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 569 518 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.92% 83.15% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 329 384
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £212 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Bedfordshire