The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.08% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £393
% change year-on-year - -4.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

Change Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 271 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.25% 88.56% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 269
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Bedfordshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Bedfordshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Luton +9 1 £438 +2.94%
Change Control
East of England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Primavera
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Primavera
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Environment Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Design Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle