The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case 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 Use Case over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.16% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.89% 65.12% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 20
Average daily rate £310 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £264 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
Bedfordshire

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Use Case
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Use Case 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 Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware