The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 18 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 Qualifications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% 4.76% 7.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £265 £315 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -42.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 25.71% 9.52% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £193 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.83% -65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
Bedfordshire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Bedford region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Degree
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
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