The table below looks at the statistics for Customer Engagement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Customer Engagement over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Customer Engagement
Rank 37 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Customer Engagement 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £600 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £59.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-82.78% +395.83%
Customer Engagement
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
286 285 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.38% 81.66% 90.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 184 318
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Customer Engagement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Customer Engagement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Customer Engagement Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Customer Engagement
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Customer Engagement Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Customer Engagement
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engagement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Customer Engagement.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 4 (100.00%) SEPA
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Product Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance

Customer Engagement
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Product Management
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle