Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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.

Software Engineer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 58 52
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.44% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £349 £51
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +586.79% -
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.05% +15.24%

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 548 657 638
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 96.19% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 449 434
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £199 £268 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 17
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.36% -63.75% +42.86%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.99 £12.80
90th Percentile £27.13 £25.00 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -2.44%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Bedfordshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Bedfordshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Bedfordshire