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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 22.06% 48.44% 12.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 54.39% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
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£393 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.44% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
60 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 88.24% 89.06% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 25
Average daily rate £360 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £301 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) .NET
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) XML
4 7 (30.43%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) JUnit
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) JSP
6 5 (21.74%) Servlets
6 5 (21.74%) Struts
6 5 (21.74%) UML
6 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Sun
6 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
6 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
6 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) Logistics
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (8.70%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) Moodle
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JUnit
1 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (21.74%) J2EE
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) JSP
4 5 (21.74%) Servlets
4 5 (21.74%) Struts
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.04%) EJB
6 3 (13.04%) Middleware
7 2 (8.70%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
7 2 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) VLE
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) UML
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Logistics
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Process Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) C
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Sun
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
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