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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 11 2 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 67 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.01% 20.23% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.65% 21.90% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £222 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £424
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 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
491 242 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.34% 92.37% 89.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 106 184
Average daily rate £413 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -4 35 £400 +33.33% 11
Bedford -5 15 £385 +65.59% 13
Dunstable - 1 - - 2
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £175 - 4
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 58 (50.88%) HTML
3 53 (46.49%) .NET
4 46 (40.35%) C#
5 44 (38.60%) MVC
6 42 (36.84%) TDD
7 41 (35.96%) SQL Server
8 40 (35.09%) ASP.NET
9 38 (33.33%) CSS
10 36 (31.58%) OO
11 34 (29.82%) E-Commerce
11 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (26.32%) JSP
13 27 (23.68%) SQL
14 26 (22.81%) Ajax
15 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
15 24 (21.05%) Subversion
15 24 (21.05%) Scrum
16 23 (20.18%) TeamCity
17 22 (19.30%) Django
17 22 (19.30%) Dojo
17 22 (19.30%) CSS3
17 22 (19.30%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (19.30%) Java
18 21 (18.42%) DOM
19 20 (17.54%) LESS
20 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
20 19 (16.67%) XML
21 18 (15.79%) jQuery
22 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.26%) IIS
4 6 (5.26%) Drupal
5 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 4 (3.51%) Moodle
6 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.63%) WordPress
8 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.88%) Confluence
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.88%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.51%) DB2
7 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Subversion
2 23 (20.18%) TeamCity
3 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.39%) JUnit
8 4 (3.51%) MyEclipse
9 3 (2.63%) NUnit
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.75%) Selenium
10 2 (1.75%) Maven
10 2 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.75%) Moq
11 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.88%) MSTest
11 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.88%) HTML
2 53 (46.49%) .NET
3 40 (35.09%) ASP.NET
4 38 (33.33%) CSS
5 30 (26.32%) JSP
6 26 (22.81%) Ajax
7 22 (19.30%) Dojo
7 22 (19.30%) Django
7 22 (19.30%) CSS3
8 21 (18.42%) DOM
9 20 (17.54%) LESS
10 19 (16.67%) XML
11 18 (15.79%) jQuery
12 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (12.28%) Web Services
13 13 (11.40%) HTML5
14 10 (8.77%) XHR
15 9 (7.89%) Struts
15 9 (7.89%) XSLT
16 8 (7.02%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.63%) APACS
2 3 (2.63%) Social Media
3 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.75%) VLE
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
4 1 (0.88%) Animation
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.88%) EMV
4 1 (0.88%) EFT
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) AS400
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) UNIX
2 5 (4.39%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) MVC
2 42 (36.84%) TDD
3 36 (31.58%) OO
4 34 (29.82%) E-Commerce
4 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (21.05%) Scrum
6 22 (19.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.53%) Dependency Management
8 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.77%) Web Development
10 10 (8.77%) Workflow
11 9 (7.89%) Migration
12 7 (6.14%) UML
12 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.26%) DevOps
14 5 (4.39%) Agile Testing
14 5 (4.39%) Kanban
14 5 (4.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 46 (40.35%) C#
3 27 (23.68%) SQL
4 22 (19.30%) Java
5 9 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.26%) PHP
7 4 (3.51%) C++
8 3 (2.63%) C
8 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.75%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.75%) PHP5
10 1 (0.88%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.88%) VB
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) hybris
4 7 (6.14%) IBM
5 5 (4.39%) Sun
6 4 (3.51%) JBoss
7 2 (1.75%) Cognos
7 2 (1.75%) Sybase
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
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Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: £300 - £600 per day
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