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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 32 3
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 39 13 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.54% 3.41% 17.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.04% 3.52% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 35
Average daily rate £375 £273 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.61% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £235 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £358 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
324 369 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.86% 96.85% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 295 146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 12 26
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +9 20 £390 +24.80% 11
Bedford +6 4 £280 -1.32% 5
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 17 (29.82%) C#
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
4 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 12 (21.05%) C++
5 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) MVC
9 8 (14.04%) Linux
9 8 (14.04%) HTML
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.04%) User Experience
10 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) CSS
10 7 (12.28%) OO
10 7 (12.28%) SOA
11 6 (10.53%) Embedded C++
11 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (10.53%) Mechatronics
11 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (10.53%) Qt
11 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.53%) HTML5
11 6 (10.53%) CSS3
11 6 (10.53%) QML
11 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (8.77%) Microservices
12 5 (8.77%) Low Latency

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (7.02%) CMS
1 4 (7.02%) Confluence
2 3 (5.26%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.75%) Kentico
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) DB2
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) OLAP
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) NUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.51%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Lombardi
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.75%) ProC
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.53%) CSS3
4 6 (10.53%) HTML5
4 6 (10.53%) QML
4 6 (10.53%) Qt
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (8.77%) Dojo
5 5 (8.77%) LESS
5 5 (8.77%) Sass
5 5 (8.77%) SOAP
5 5 (8.77%) XHTML
6 4 (7.02%) REST
6 4 (7.02%) RESTful
6 4 (7.02%) WCF
6 4 (7.02%) Web Services
6 4 (7.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Mechatronics
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) AS400
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.79%) MVC
4 7 (12.28%) OO
4 7 (12.28%) SOA
5 5 (8.77%) Low Latency
5 5 (8.77%) Microservices
5 5 (8.77%) Scrum
6 4 (7.02%) ETL
6 4 (7.02%) Front End Development
6 4 (7.02%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.26%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.26%) User Stories
8 2 (3.51%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (3.51%) Loose Coupling
8 2 (3.51%) SOLID
8 2 (3.51%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) C#
2 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) C++
5 6 (10.53%) Embedded C++
6 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.02%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) ABAP
9 2 (3.51%) Ada
9 2 (3.51%) COBOL
9 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) C
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) Python
10 1 (1.75%) RPG
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.51%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.75%) Northgate
4 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) Sunopsis
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