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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.34% 5.71% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.00% 5.88% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £306 £284 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.92% +7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £271 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £297 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
25 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 86.21% 97.14% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 17
Average daily rate £425 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £268 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Kentico
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
6 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Kentico
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore