The first table below looks at the demand for CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank - - 4
Contract jobs citing CRM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 61.54% 78.26% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate £400 £315 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.39 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
CRM
Bedfordshire

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CRM across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CRM across the Bedford region.

CRM Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

CRM
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing CRM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CRM.

1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing CRM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Trainer
1 3 (75.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint