The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ECDL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £112 £110 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -66.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.63
ECDL
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
96 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.92% 9.59% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 22
Average daily rate £370 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £191 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.58% -51.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ECDL
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ECDL 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 ECDL.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ECDL 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 ECDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft