The table below looks at the prevalence of the term BBC in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BBC over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BBC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £258 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.48% -20.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BBC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
203 156 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.33% 22.51% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 101 62
Average daily rate £325 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

BBC
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BBC across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

BBC Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BBC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

BBC
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification