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 23 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
23 Aug 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 - £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -
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
74 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.73% 9.50% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 29
Median daily rate £388 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £209 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%