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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 1 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 36.07% 20.69% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.29% 21.43% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
Median daily rate £450 £338 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%

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
59 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 96.72% 96.55% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 32
Median daily rate £415 £388 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +33.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.81 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017, 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 10 (40.00%) Android
1 10 (40.00%) Android Development
2 8 (32.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (32.00%) Apple Swift
2 8 (32.00%) Core Animation
2 8 (32.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) Subversion
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (8.00%) Finance
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) QA
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Core Animation
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Android
2 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Android Development
2 8 (32.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Apple Swift
1 8 (32.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.00%) Telerik