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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
22 46 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 66.67% 85.19% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 46
Median daily rate £400 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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