The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - 10 19
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 6.00% 1.27%
As % of the General category - 27.27% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £379 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.15% -5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.09 £24.37
% change year-on-year
+17.09% -21.66%
Local Government
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.38% 22.00% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Median daily rate £200 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Bedford