The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 24 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing CRM 29 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.68% 5.88% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 9.40% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £36.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-52.57% +47.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
415 149 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.21% 62.61% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 73 146
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
CRM
East of England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
Bedford +2 13 £275 -
Luton -18 4 £575 +4.54% 1
CRM
East of England

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
1 21 (30.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (27.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (23.53%) SQL
5 15 (22.06%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (20.59%) SAP
7 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
7 13 (19.12%) EDI
7 13 (19.12%) SAP SD
8 12 (17.65%) ABAP
8 12 (17.65%) Contact Management
9 11 (16.18%) BPR
10 10 (14.71%) Retail
11 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
11 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (11.76%) Project Management
13 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
14 6 (8.82%) MCITP
14 6 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
14 6 (8.82%) MCTS
14 6 (8.82%) CMS
14 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (7.35%) C#
15 5 (7.35%) SaaS
16 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 4 (5.88%) HTML
16 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
16 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (8.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Drupal
2 2 (2.94%) WordPress
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (19.12%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) General Ledger
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Back Office
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Analyst
2 27 (39.71%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Business Architect
6 6 (8.82%) CRM Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) CRM Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.41%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) CRM Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Development Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) EDI
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (17.65%) Contact Management
3 11 (16.18%) BPR
4 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
4 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.88%) Change Management
8 4 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.94%) Change Control
9 2 (2.94%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
10 1 (1.47%) Content Management
10 1 (1.47%) MVC
10 1 (1.47%) Web Design
10 1 (1.47%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) ABAP
3 5 (7.35%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) MCITP
1 6 (8.82%) MCTS
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.06%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (20.59%) SAP