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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £430 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
44 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 81.48% 80.56% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 35
Median daily rate £450 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft