The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank 575 530 558
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +28
Contract jobs citing BBC 12 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.017% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.086% 0.065% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Average daily rate £375 £330 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13894 12270 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.45% 25.73% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8594 7366 8606
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 610 744
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 10 £350 +6.06% 30
London -9 7 £400 +25.98% 13
City of London - 3 £475 - 4
North West -22 2 £325 -1.51% 11
Scotland - 2 £375 -
South West - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Darwen - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hereford - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Winchester - - - -

BBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (34.62%) Scrum
1 9 (34.62%) PHP
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) OOP
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) iDTV
5 4 (15.38%) Games
5 4 (15.38%) OpenTV
5 4 (15.38%) Zend
5 4 (15.38%) New Media
6 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) QA
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
6 3 (11.54%) Finance
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server

BBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Firebug
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) RSpec
2 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Mocha
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) QUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) HR Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Project Director
6 1 (3.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) WCF
2 2 (7.69%) Zend Framework
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) Modernizr
3 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
3 1 (3.85%) Cocoa
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) iDTV
1 4 (15.38%) New Media
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) MHEG
2 2 (7.69%) DTV
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Games
2 2 (7.69%) Interactive TV
2 2 (7.69%) IPTV
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 7 (26.92%) OOP
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) RDF
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PHP
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
6 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) P3O
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) OpenIDM
1 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) OpenTV
1 4 (15.38%) Zend
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Sony
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.85%) Yahoo!
3 1 (3.85%) Google
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McGregor Boyall
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Posted: 16 days ago
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