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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank 594 569 550
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -19
Contract jobs citing BBC 13 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.055% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Average daily rate
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£390 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £258 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £345 £350
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
17250 16386 15389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.53% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10998 10238 8973
Average daily rate £410 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £236 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 685 806
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.23 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -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 21 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 21 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 -17 13 £390 +41.81% 34
London +4 9 £375 +36.36% 14
Berkshire +7 3 £390 - 2
South East -14 3 £390 - 7
Reading - 3 £390 - 1
North West -6 1 £125 -66.66% 4
Manchester -10 1 £125 -66.66% 1
City of London - 1 £275 - 3
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 5
Canterbury - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Fareham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1

BBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Publishing
7 3 (10.00%) BT
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) MySQL
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (10.00%) CMS
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
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

BBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
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%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Mocha
1 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.33%) QUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.33%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) Django
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) LESS
6 1 (3.33%) OOCSS
6 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.33%) Flash
6 1 (3.33%) LAMP
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) New Media
2 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.67%) Copywriting
3 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Blog
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) iDTV
4 1 (3.33%) W3C
4 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) TDD
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) OOP
3 3 (10.00%) Content Management
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Business Development
3 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Kanban
3 3 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) OpenUP
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
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%) BT
1 3 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Apple
2 2 (6.67%) Sony
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Yahoo!
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