The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.42% 45.00% 12.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.88% 54.55% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
64 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 84.21% 82.50% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 12 21
Average daily rate £300 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -94.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Developer
Bedfordshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 6 (40.00%) Sun Certification
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) JUnit
4 6 (40.00%) JSP
4 6 (40.00%) Servlets
4 6 (40.00%) Struts
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) EJB
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (13.33%) Drupal
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 2 (13.33%) Moodle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (13.33%) Drupal
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 2 (13.33%) Moodle
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 6 (40.00%) JSP
2 6 (40.00%) Servlets
2 6 (40.00%) Struts
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) EJB
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Flash
6 1 (6.67%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Animation
2 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
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