The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.70% 21.74% 14.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 22.22% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £338 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
24 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 88.89% 97.83% 90.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 40
Median daily rate £325 £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £113 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedford region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Xcode
4 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
4 2 (18.18%) iPhone
4 2 (18.18%) iPad
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) MDX
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Android

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Sunopsis
Bedford
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