The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
Open Source
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.08% 93.02% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 43
Median daily rate £415 £345 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Open Source
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft