The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 25.71% 14.29% 13.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.47% 16.22% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £258 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% -39.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
34 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 97.14% 88.10% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 15
Average daily rate £350 £296 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £100 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.98 £135.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Bedford region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Bedford region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) SAS
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) VCP4
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
5 2 (15.38%) Teradata
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Big Data
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
5 2 (15.38%) Sqoop
5 2 (15.38%) LESS
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Sqoop
2 2 (15.38%) Impala
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) LESS
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) OOCSS
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Laravel
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VCP4
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) IBM