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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 10 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 64 72 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.36% 26.18% 10.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.94% 27.91% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 24
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£400 £275 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £220 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
459 258 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.82% 93.82% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 125 232
Average daily rate £403 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.02% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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
Luton -11 32 £400 +35.59% 3
Bedford -3 14 £400 +77.77% 9
Dunstable - - - - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (55.46%) JavaScript
2 62 (52.10%) HTML
3 58 (48.74%) .NET
4 50 (42.02%) MVC
5 45 (37.82%) C#
6 44 (36.97%) CSS
6 44 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (36.97%) TDD
7 38 (31.93%) SQL Server
8 36 (30.25%) OO
9 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 32 (26.89%) E-Commerce
11 30 (25.21%) JSP
12 29 (24.37%) SQL
13 27 (22.69%) Ajax
13 27 (22.69%) CSS3
14 24 (20.17%) Subversion
14 24 (20.17%) Java
15 23 (19.33%) Scrum
16 22 (18.49%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (18.49%) Dojo
16 22 (18.49%) Django
16 22 (18.49%) TeamCity
17 21 (17.65%) DOM
18 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
18 20 (16.81%) jQuery
18 20 (16.81%) LESS
19 17 (14.29%) XML
19 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 16 (13.45%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (9.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.20%) Drupal
2 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 4 (3.36%) Moodle
3 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.68%) CMS
4 2 (1.68%) WordPress
5 1 (0.84%) Confluence
5 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.84%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.36%) DB2
7 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) Subversion
2 22 (18.49%) TeamCity
3 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.56%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.20%) JUnit
6 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.36%) NUnit
7 4 (3.36%) MyEclipse
8 2 (1.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.68%) Maven
8 2 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.68%) Moq
9 1 (0.84%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.84%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.84%) MSTest
9 1 (0.84%) JIRA
9 1 (0.84%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (3.36%) Finance
1 4 (3.36%) Retail
2 3 (2.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (52.10%) HTML
2 58 (48.74%) .NET
3 44 (36.97%) CSS
4 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 30 (25.21%) JSP
6 27 (22.69%) Ajax
6 27 (22.69%) CSS3
7 22 (18.49%) Django
7 22 (18.49%) Dojo
8 21 (17.65%) DOM
9 20 (16.81%) jQuery
9 20 (16.81%) LESS
10 17 (14.29%) XML
11 16 (13.45%) HTML5
12 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (8.40%) XHR
13 10 (8.40%) Web Services
14 9 (7.56%) Struts
15 8 (6.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 8 (6.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) APACS
4 2 (1.68%) Social Media
4 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.68%) VLE
5 1 (0.84%) PKI
5 1 (0.84%) Statistics
5 1 (0.84%) Animation
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) EMV
5 1 (0.84%) EFT
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.84%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.84%) CMDB
5 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) UNIX
2 3 (2.52%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) MVC
2 44 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) TDD
3 36 (30.25%) OO
4 32 (26.89%) E-Commerce
5 23 (19.33%) Scrum
6 22 (18.49%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (13.45%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.08%) Dependency Management
10 10 (8.40%) Web Development
11 9 (7.56%) Migration
12 8 (6.72%) UML
13 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.04%) DevOps
14 5 (4.20%) Agile Testing
14 5 (4.20%) Kanban
14 5 (4.20%) Process Management
14 5 (4.20%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.46%) JavaScript
2 45 (37.82%) C#
3 29 (24.37%) SQL
4 24 (20.17%) Java
5 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.20%) C++
6 5 (4.20%) PHP
7 4 (3.36%) C
8 2 (1.68%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.68%) PHP5
8 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.84%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.84%) VBA
9 1 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) hybris
4 7 (5.88%) IBM
5 5 (4.20%) Sun
6 4 (3.36%) JBoss
7 2 (1.68%) Cognos
7 2 (1.68%) Sybase
7 2 (1.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.84%) Facebook
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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