The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank - 37 48
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.09% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £283 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £16.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+53.03% -12.00%
Applications Support
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
298 349 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.13% 95.36% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 240 242
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Bedfordshire region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Bedfordshire region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft