Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 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.

Customer Requirements
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 55 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.34% 0.64% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.70% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £310 -
East of England median daily rate £475 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% +15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.03% - -44.48%

Customer Requirements 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 526 568 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 90.22% 91.03% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 399 363
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +1.69%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £293
90th Percentile £583 £575 £610
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 24
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £16.25 £46.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.05% -64.89% +42.42%
10th Percentile £11.58 £14.00 £16.05
90th Percentile £33.75 £33.90 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.02% +26.00% +8.70%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Bedfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Requirements in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Bedfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Bedfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 2 - - 2
Customer Requirements
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++