The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £273
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +55.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 184 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.38% 96.34% 89.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 107 118
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £22.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Applications Support Specialist
East of England

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire