The table below looks at the prevalence of the term BBC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BBC over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank 641 632 618
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing BBC 9 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.039% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.12% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 9
Median daily rate £475 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
+36.55% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £156.25
UK excluding London median 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
18103 18932 18533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 32.40% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11707 11906 11111
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 757 774
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

BBC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BBC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BBC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 9 £475 +18.75% 17
London -26 6 £469 +19.04% 12
Leeds +8 1 £565 +41.25%
South East +8 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +5 1 £565 +41.25%
Yorkshire +4 1 £565 +41.25%
North West - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

BBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BBC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BBC.

1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Arqiva
3 13 (24.07%) BT
4 11 (20.37%) Linux
5 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) Ericsson
5 10 (18.52%) Finance
6 9 (16.67%) Service Management
6 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 8 (14.81%) Video on Demand
7 8 (14.81%) DVB
7 8 (14.81%) Virgin Media
8 7 (12.96%) Presales
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.96%) Windows
8 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) IPTV
9 6 (11.11%) StorNext
9 6 (11.11%) SLA
9 6 (11.11%) PMP
9 6 (11.11%) Sony
9 6 (11.11%) Change Management
9 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
10 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.26%) Adobe
10 5 (9.26%) Nagios
10 5 (9.26%) XML

BBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (7.41%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) DVB
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) NAS
2 4 (7.41%) SAN
2 4 (7.41%) SNMP
3 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (3.70%) BGP
4 2 (3.70%) HTTP
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 2 (3.70%) Multicast
4 2 (3.70%) OSPF
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.85%) IMAP
5 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.85%) Junos
5 1 (1.85%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Redis
2 1 (1.85%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.85%) Mockito
4 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.85%) RSpec
4 1 (1.85%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (12.96%) Broadcast Engineer
1 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Architect
3 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Broadcast Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Administrator
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) Node.js
2 2 (3.70%) REST
2 2 (3.70%) RESTful
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
3 1 (1.85%) JSON-LD
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (1.85%) React
3 1 (1.85%) RSS
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.85%) Sinatra
3 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Video on Demand
2 7 (12.96%) IPTV
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) New Media
5 2 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) RIA
5 2 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (3.70%) STB
5 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
3 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 2 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Debian
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 9 (16.67%) Service Management
4 7 (12.96%) Presales
4 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
4 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.11%) Change Management
5 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
6 5 (9.26%) Kanban
6 5 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) Workflow
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 4 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (3.70%) C
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) Korn
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) SPARQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) StorNext
2 5 (9.26%) KVM
3 4 (7.41%) Xsan
4 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) Ceph
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
5 1 (1.85%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.85%) iptables
5 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.85%) Squid
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Nagios
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Cacti
4 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.85%) OpenNebula
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Arqiva
2 13 (24.07%) BT
3 10 (18.52%) Ericsson
4 8 (14.81%) Virgin Media
5 6 (11.11%) Sony
6 5 (9.26%) Adobe
7 4 (7.41%) Apple
7 4 (7.41%) Autodesk
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle
8 3 (5.56%) Brocade
8 3 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco
9 2 (3.70%) EMC
9 2 (3.70%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.70%) IBM
9 2 (3.70%) Isilon
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.70%) SAP
9 2 (3.70%) StorageTek