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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank 569 558 523
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -35
Contract jobs citing BBC 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
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£323 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
15635 15394 13687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 30.63% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9683 9376 8207
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 614 778
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
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 February 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 -18 7 £323 -0.76% 24
London -13 6 £323 -7.85% 15
City of London - 2 £325 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 2
South East - 1 - - 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Winchester - - - -
County Antrim - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Belfast - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1

BBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (23.81%) User Experience
5 4 (19.05%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (19.05%) REST
5 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
5 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (14.29%) New Media
6 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Node.js
6 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Django
6 3 (14.29%) Google
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) OOP

BBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) ElastiCache
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.76%) RTSP
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) Django
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) Sass
5 2 (9.52%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Flash
6 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
3 3 (14.29%) New Media
3 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) iDTV
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) Copywriting
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Transition Management
6 1 (4.76%) 3D Animation
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Zenoss
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Sony
3 1 (4.76%) Yahoo!
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
3 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
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