The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 35 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.43% 1.15% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 7.69% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.89 £14.25 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-9.57% -14.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.95% 14.94% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Internet
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA