The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 26 May 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HND 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £36.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +118.18%
HND
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
39 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.46% 17.60% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 39
Median daily rate £350 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.50 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HND
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (33.33%) DO-254
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) JTAG
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

HND
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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) DO-254
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC