The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 23 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 Bedfordshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 4 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.40% 15.63% 8.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.42% 16.75% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 12
Average daily rate
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£344 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £224 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £450
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 209 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.42% 93.30% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 109 154
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Developer
East of England

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 35 £375 +7.14% 5
Bedford -6 14 £280 +16.66% 21
Dunstable - 3 £250 - 3
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £175 - 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 66 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 59 (54.63%) HTML
3 45 (41.67%) MVC
4 43 (39.81%) TDD
5 40 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 38 (35.19%) CSS
6 38 (35.19%) .NET
7 36 (33.33%) C#
8 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
8 34 (31.48%) OO
8 34 (31.48%) E-Commerce
8 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (30.56%) JSP
10 27 (25.00%) Dojo
11 26 (24.07%) Ajax
12 25 (23.15%) CSS3
12 25 (23.15%) Subversion
13 24 (22.22%) Scrum
14 22 (20.37%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (20.37%) LESS
14 22 (20.37%) Django
15 21 (19.44%) TeamCity
15 21 (19.44%) DOM
16 19 (17.59%) Java
17 18 (16.67%) jQuery
17 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 17 (15.74%) HTML5
18 17 (15.74%) SQL
18 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
18 17 (15.74%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) IIS
2 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.63%) Drupal
4 4 (3.70%) Moodle
4 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.70%) CMS
4 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.85%) WordPress
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Office
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Force.com
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.70%) MySQL
6 4 (3.70%) DB2
7 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Subversion
2 21 (19.44%) TeamCity
3 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.26%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.56%) JUnit
5 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.70%) MyEclipse
8 2 (1.85%) Selenium
8 2 (1.85%) Maven
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.85%) NUnit
8 2 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.85%) Moq
9 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.56%) Retail
2 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (54.63%) HTML
2 38 (35.19%) .NET
2 38 (35.19%) CSS
3 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
4 33 (30.56%) JSP
5 27 (25.00%) Dojo
6 26 (24.07%) Ajax
7 25 (23.15%) CSS3
8 22 (20.37%) LESS
8 22 (20.37%) Django
9 21 (19.44%) DOM
10 18 (16.67%) jQuery
11 17 (15.74%) HTML5
11 17 (15.74%) XML
12 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (10.19%) Spring
14 10 (9.26%) Struts
14 10 (9.26%) Web Services
14 10 (9.26%) XHR
15 9 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.85%) VLE
3 1 (0.93%) Statistics
3 1 (0.93%) Animation
3 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.93%) EFT
3 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) AS400
3 1 (0.93%) APACS
3 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.93%) CMDB
3 1 (0.93%) Social Media
3 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) UNIX
2 4 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) MVC
2 43 (39.81%) TDD
3 34 (31.48%) E-Commerce
3 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.48%) OO
4 24 (22.22%) Scrum
5 22 (20.37%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (12.04%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.11%) Dependency Management
8 10 (9.26%) Web Development
8 10 (9.26%) Workflow
9 9 (8.33%) Migration
9 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.56%) DevOps
12 5 (4.63%) Agile Testing
12 5 (4.63%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (4.63%) Kanban
13 4 (3.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 36 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (17.59%) Java
4 17 (15.74%) SQL
5 8 (7.41%) PHP
6 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.78%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.85%) C
8 2 (1.85%) COBOL
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.11%) hybris
3 11 (10.19%) Oracle
4 6 (5.56%) Sun
5 4 (3.70%) JBoss
6 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (1.85%) Cognos
7 2 (1.85%) Adobe
7 2 (1.85%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.85%) Zend
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago