The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 6 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.71% 2.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.04% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Senior 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
23 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.14% 97.96% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 23
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bedford region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) TDD

Senior 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 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft