The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 1.86% 4.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 12.00% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Median daily rate £505 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.95% 15.48% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 48
Median daily rate £450 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +82.10%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SLA 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 SLA.

1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) Struts
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSL
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) JSF
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Java EE
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) BEA
4 2 (18.18%) Retail

SLA
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
1 4 (36.36%) Java EE
1 4 (36.36%) JSF
1 4 (36.36%) JSP
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
1 4 (36.36%) Struts
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XSL
1 4 (36.36%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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