The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 49 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.64% 0.72% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 5.56% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.56 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.50% -8.57%
Internet
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 36 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.34% 13.04% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 43
Average daily rate £350 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £378 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Luton - 3 £525 -
Shefford - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle