Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Validation
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 16
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 4.26% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.56% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Bedford median daily rate - £463 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.03% +21.43%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £360 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.78 £50.78 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +26.95% -

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 51 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 71.83% 76.60% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 53
Bedford median daily rate £350 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +13.97% -9.33%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £213
90th Percentile £473 £458 £517
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Bedford median hourly rate £19.00 £10.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.47% -65.67% +140.00%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Bedford

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Bedford

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Bedford