Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Junior
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - +53 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.88% - 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% - 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £150 - £153
10th Percentile £140 - £95
90th Percentile £160 - £324
East of England median daily rate £238 £258 £200
% change year-on-year -7.77% +28.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.50 - £15.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.85 £15.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year +23.61% +38.64% -6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 654 591 649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 94.41% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 380 432
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £199 £200 £213
90th Percentile £575 £576 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 46
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -64.00% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £42.05 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Bedfordshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in Bedfordshire

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in Bedfordshire

Junior
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 Junior within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 - 3 - -
Bedford - 1 £150 -
Junior
East of England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Dojo
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project

Junior Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) Dojo
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Capita
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware