The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Third Line Support
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 6 13
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 3.85% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.35% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £272 £275 £275
% change year-on-year -1.09% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.17 £21.33 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.12% -0.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 37 23 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 94.87% 88.46% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 30
Median daily rate £390 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £210 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -72.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedford

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedford

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedford