The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 72 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £399 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £30.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-47.24% +114.03%
Business Continuity
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Ant
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Document Management
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) Riak
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) Information Governance
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Secure Coding
2 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Ant
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Linux Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) Document Management
1 7 (87.50%) Information Governance
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Secure Coding
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) ISO22301