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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank 574 540 519
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Contract jobs citing BBC 9 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.088% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
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£325 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-20.76% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 9 £325 - 25
London -8 6 £325 - 18
South East -2 2 £390 -
City of London - 2 £325 - 5
Berkshire +3 1 £390 -
Manchester -4 1 £125 -61.53%
North West -13 1 £125 -61.53% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £390 -
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -

BBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) User Experience
3 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Google
5 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Media
5 4 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 3 (12.50%) New Media
6 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.50%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) Apple
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Django
6 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (12.50%) JSON

BBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) ElastiCache
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Multicast
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) SNMP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.17%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) Django
4 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Sass
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (4.17%) Flash
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (12.50%) New Media
3 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Social Media
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) iDTV
5 1 (4.17%) W3C
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
5 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.17%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) User Stories
6 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Yahoo!
3 2 (8.33%) Sony
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) F5
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