The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 10.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £420
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.89%
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Bedfordshire

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.62% 8.70% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £275 £388 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +68.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford