The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing HND 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.65% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £325 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +26.31% -42.07%  

HND is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 66 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 12.18% 21.50% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 41
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +111.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing HND as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HND in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in Bedfordshire