The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
37 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.97% 12.37% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £187 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%