The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for TickIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 30 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.

TickIT
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £328
% change year-on-year - +37.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.29% +8.12%  

TickIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 54 39 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.95% 12.19% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 58
Median daily rate £450 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

TickIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing TickIT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for TickIT in Bedfordshire

TickIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TickIT in Bedfordshire

TickIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TickIT in Bedfordshire