The table below looks at the statistics for CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 23 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing CRM 25 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.30% 7.83% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 10.59% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 1
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£485 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
CRM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
330 255 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.12% 73.91% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 160 85
Average daily rate £475 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.51 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CRM Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CRM
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRM across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

CRM Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CRM Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CRM
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 13 £525 +23.52%
Dunstable -2 2 £485 +9.60%
Bedford - - - -
CRM
East of England

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CRM 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 CRM.

1 14 (34.15%) Marketing
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
3 10 (24.39%) SOA
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) TIBCO
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Product Management
5 7 (17.07%) Retail
5 7 (17.07%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.63%) Informatica
6 6 (14.63%) .NET
6 6 (14.63%) SAP
6 6 (14.63%) EAI
6 6 (14.63%) Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) Customer Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) Campaign Management
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
7 5 (12.20%) Neolane
7 5 (12.20%) SugarCRM
7 5 (12.20%) Unica
7 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.20%) ETL
7 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
7 5 (12.20%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
7 5 (12.20%) IBM
7 5 (12.20%) CMS

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) CMS
1 5 (12.20%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (34.15%) Marketing
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Dutch Language
3 3 (7.32%) French Language
3 3 (7.32%) German Language
4 2 (4.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (26.83%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Integration Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Programme Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Web Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) TIBCO Architect
8 2 (4.88%) CRM Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) CRM Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) CRM Programme Manager
9 1 (2.44%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) EPoS
1 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Tandem
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
2 10 (24.39%) SOA
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Product Management
4 6 (14.63%) Customer Analytics
4 6 (14.63%) Campaign Management
4 6 (14.63%) EAI
4 6 (14.63%) Analytics
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
5 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.76%) Database Marketing
6 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (9.76%) Workflow
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) TIBCO
3 7 (17.07%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (14.63%) SAP
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Informatica
5 5 (12.20%) IBM
5 5 (12.20%) Unica
5 5 (12.20%) Neolane
6 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) KANA