Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Internet
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 56 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +23
Contract jobs citing Internet 19 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.85% 0.95% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 5.50% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -11.43% -10.26%
10th Percentile £312 £150 £391
90th Percentile £508 £680 £474
East of England median daily rate £300 £345 £375
% change year-on-year -13.04% -8.00% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £10.00
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.61 £15.50
% change year-on-year -15.57% +91.03% +47.62%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 119 109 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.87% 17.25% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 56 46
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +12.50%
10th Percentile £125 £181 £238
90th Percentile £525 £591 £500
East of England median daily rate £368 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +1.38% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +31.58% -18.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.10 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £37.18 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £29.48
% change year-on-year -9.86% +20.42% +17.92%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Bedfordshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Bedfordshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Bedfordshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Bedfordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 4 £270 -
Luton -3 3 £389 +0.32%
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Android
2 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
2 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Retail
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) QA
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
4 8 (42.11%) Docker
4 8 (42.11%) REST
4 8 (42.11%) Redis
4 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Bitbucket
4 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
4 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
4 8 (42.11%) Confluence

Internet
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Sauce Labs
3 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (26.32%) Google App Engine
3 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) H.323
1 3 (15.79%) IPsec
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) MPLS
1 3 (15.79%) PSTN
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
1 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Appium
1 8 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (42.11%) Bitbucket
1 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
1 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
2 6 (31.58%) Protractor
3 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) Babel
4 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 13 (68.42%) Retail
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 1 (5.26%) Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Automation Tester
1 8 (42.11%) QA Automation Tester
1 8 (42.11%) QA Tester
1 8 (42.11%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Business Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Content Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Executive
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Social Media Executive
5 1 (5.26%) Social Media Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) REST
2 8 (42.11%) SOAP
3 3 (15.79%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) React
4 1 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Android
1 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
2 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
3 8 (42.11%) QA Automation
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
4 5 (26.32%) Data Privacy
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Information Security
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) Secure Coding
4 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Presales
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Apple Swift
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
2 5 (26.32%) vCloud
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Google
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) VocaLink
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat