The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.56
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 96.43% 95.83% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 25
Median daily rate £415 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.81 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedford region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Bedford region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Bedford region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford