The table below looks at the prevalence of the term BBC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BBC over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank 598 568 553
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -15
Contract jobs citing BBC 14 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
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£390 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17154 16116 15213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 31.59% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10049 8875
Average daily rate £413 £401 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 674 844
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

BBC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BBC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

BBC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BBC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BBC within the UK.

BBC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BBC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BBC within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

BBC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BBC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BBC within the UK.

BBC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BBC
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BBC within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
England +1 14 £390 +20.00% 37
London -6 9 £375 +36.36% 10
South East -20 4 £390 - 7
Berkshire +6 3 £390 - 2
Reading - 3 £390 -
Manchester -7 1 £125 -66.66% 1
North West -7 1 £125 -66.66% 6
City of London - 1 £275 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 4
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 9
Canterbury - - - - 1

BBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BBC 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 BBC.

1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) User Experience
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) MySQL
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Publishing
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Django
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) CMS
7 3 (10.00%) Content Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Google
7 3 (10.00%) Business Development
7 3 (10.00%) JSON
7 3 (10.00%) BT
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 3 (10.00%) C#

BBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BBC 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 BBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) Django
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) LAMP
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Flash
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (10.00%) New Media
3 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.67%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.33%) Blog
4 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.33%) Animation
4 1 (3.33%) W3C
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) iDTV
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Kanban
2 3 (10.00%) TDD
2 3 (10.00%) Scrum
2 3 (10.00%) Content Management
2 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Business Development
2 3 (10.00%) OOP
2 3 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (6.67%) Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Data Management
3 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Zenoss
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Google
1 3 (10.00%) BT
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Sony
2 2 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Yahoo!
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
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