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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank 612 598 559
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs citing BBC 16 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £610 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
18025 17483 16801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.66% 31.95% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11347 10580 9963
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 674 726
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +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 3 August 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 14 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 3 August 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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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 -11 14 £325 -27.77% 18
London -17 12 £325 -28.57% 7
City of London -15 3 £425 - 1
Winchester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
South East - 1 - - 5
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £325 - 1

BBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) CMS
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) Node.js
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Web Design
6 4 (13.79%) SaaS
6 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) CSS3
6 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (13.79%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
7 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
7 3 (10.34%) Multicast
7 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
7 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
7 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) SAP TEM
7 3 (10.34%) QA

BBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (24.14%) CMS
2 5 (17.24%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP TEM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) VoIP
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) SNMP
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) MPLS
1 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
1 3 (10.34%) IPsec
1 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
1 3 (10.34%) RTSP
1 3 (10.34%) Multicast
2 1 (3.45%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Grunt
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (10.34%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Data Migration Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
4 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) RESTful
3 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) CSS3
4 4 (13.79%) Semantic HTML
4 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
6 2 (6.90%) Sass
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) Flash
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Data Extraction
2 3 (10.34%) Learning Management System
2 3 (10.34%) Social Media
2 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) iDTV
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.45%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) Web Design
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
3 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) Android Development
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.45%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CCNP
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) F5
2 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Yahoo!
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) Sony
4 1 (3.45%) Facebook