The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
RTP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.34% 11.05% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 10
Average daily rate £300 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £168 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%