The table below looks at the statistics for E-business 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 E-business over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 34 45
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.56% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £19.75
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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
429 179 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.82% 66.54% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 78 163
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire