The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 11 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.41% 9.70% 19.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 10.82% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
373 416 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.56% 89.66% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 257 108
Average daily rate £445 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -29.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £38.75 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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
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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
Bedford +8 15 £350 +32.07% 13
Luton +1 15 £375 - 6
Dunstable -1 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.20%) .NET
3 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
4 17 (28.81%) HTML
5 16 (27.12%) Java
5 16 (27.12%) CSS
6 15 (25.42%) C#
7 14 (23.73%) Oracle
8 10 (16.95%) Retail
9 9 (15.25%) Finance
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.56%) MVC
10 8 (13.56%) Spring
10 8 (13.56%) Selenium
10 8 (13.56%) jQuery
11 7 (11.86%) hybris
11 7 (11.86%) FMCG
11 7 (11.86%) JUnit
11 7 (11.86%) PHP
11 7 (11.86%) XML
11 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.17%) Web Services
12 6 (10.17%) SAP
12 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (8.47%) Business Objects
13 5 (8.47%) J2EE
14 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 4 (6.78%) CMS
1 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.39%) SAS
2 2 (3.39%) Drupal
2 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.08%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.08%) SAP BI
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (3.39%) CorVu
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.39%) QlikView
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Selenium
2 7 (11.86%) JUnit
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 10 (16.95%) Retail
2 9 (15.25%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
2 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
3 17 (28.81%) HTML
4 16 (27.12%) CSS
5 8 (13.56%) Spring
5 8 (13.56%) jQuery
6 7 (11.86%) XML
7 6 (10.17%) Web Services
8 5 (8.47%) J2EE
9 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.78%) SOAP
9 4 (6.78%) HTML5
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.08%) JSP
11 2 (3.39%) Servlets
11 2 (3.39%) EJB
11 2 (3.39%) XSLT
11 2 (3.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) FMCG
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) MVC
2 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (6.78%) Web Development
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Automation Testing
5 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (5.08%) CRM
5 3 (5.08%) ERP
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL
5 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.39%) Content Management
6 2 (3.39%) UML
6 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Analytics
6 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 16 (27.12%) Java
4 15 (25.42%) C#
5 7 (11.86%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.08%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) COBOL
8 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) MUMPS
9 1 (1.69%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) ABAP
9 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) hybris
4 6 (10.17%) SAP
5 5 (8.47%) Business Objects
6 4 (6.78%) Remedy
7 3 (5.08%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.39%) InterSystems
8 2 (3.39%) Teradata
8 2 (3.39%) Cognos
8 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.39%) Pega
8 2 (3.39%) Twitter
8 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.69%) Facebook
9 1 (1.69%) Lumesse
9 1 (1.69%) Zend
9 1 (1.69%) Adobe
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix
9 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
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