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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 45 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 0.73% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 5.71% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£125 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -10.00%
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
65 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.74% 12.73% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 29
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £288 - 1
Shefford - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 2
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) DTV
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Handset
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DTV
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Golang
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) Civica
3 1 (10.00%) KANA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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