The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 36 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% 1.83% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 14.58% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £310 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £334
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +19.23%
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
37 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.78% 12.57% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 15
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

Internet
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum