The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Local Government
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - - 2.22%
As % of the General category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £381
% change year-on-year +25.00% -16.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.64% -35.72%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 5.00% 20.51% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +31.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +5.35% +16.66%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Local Government as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Bedford

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Local Government in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Bedford