The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £283
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Applications Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
466 259 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.48% 93.84% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 122 217
Average daily rate £403 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire