The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TickIT
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year
+18.27% -

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 Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
37 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.41% 16.36% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 47
Median daily rate £450 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing TickIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

TickIT
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire