Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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.

IT Engineer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 15 19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 3.85% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.85% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedford median daily rate - £175 -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £165 £110 £100
% change year-on-year +50.00% +10.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bedford median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 55 78 106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.71% 100.00% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 72
Bedford median daily rate £400 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -16.00% -
10th Percentile £160 £125 £263
90th Percentile £506 £500 £450
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Bedford median hourly rate £18.88 £15.00 £11.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.83% +32.51% -62.27%
10th Percentile £15.38 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.63 £23.75 £11.33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £12.05
% change year-on-year +30.00% +24.48% -69.49%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Bedford

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Engineer in Bedford