The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 37 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.86% 0.52% -
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £194 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.16% 14.95% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 5
Average daily rate £390 £335 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +54.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £177 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
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 Spreadsheet within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Revenue Management
3 2 (25.00%) OLE
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Mercator

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Revenue Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Mercator
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