The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 31 42
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 1.30% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.37% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £260 £256
% change year-on-year +4.80% +1.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -23.52% +10.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 259 292 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.57% 95.11% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 198 298
Median daily rate £445 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +14.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedfordshire