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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 1 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 67 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.96% 23.47% 10.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.47% 25.10% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £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
463 259 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.46% 93.50% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 120 204
Average daily rate £403 £301 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
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 19 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 19 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 -4 35 £400 +25.00% 13
Bedford -3 14 £400 +77.77% 8
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 (53.23%) JavaScript
2 64 (51.61%) HTML
3 62 (50.00%) .NET
4 50 (40.32%) MVC
5 49 (39.52%) C#
6 45 (36.29%) CSS
7 43 (34.68%) TDD
8 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (33.06%) SQL Server
10 39 (31.45%) ASP.NET
11 36 (29.03%) OO
12 32 (25.81%) E-Commerce
13 30 (24.19%) JSP
14 28 (22.58%) SQL
15 27 (21.77%) Ajax
15 27 (21.77%) CSS3
16 24 (19.35%) Scrum
16 24 (19.35%) Subversion
16 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
17 23 (18.55%) Java
18 22 (17.74%) Responsive Web Design
18 22 (17.74%) TeamCity
18 22 (17.74%) Dojo
18 22 (17.74%) Django
19 21 (16.94%) jQuery
19 21 (16.94%) DOM
20 20 (16.13%) XML
20 20 (16.13%) LESS
21 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
22 16 (12.90%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (8.87%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.84%) IIS
3 6 (4.84%) Drupal
4 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.23%) Moodle
6 3 (2.42%) WordPress
7 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.61%) CMS
7 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.81%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.23%) DB2
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.61%) MySQL
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Subversion
2 22 (17.74%) TeamCity
3 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.03%) JUnit
8 4 (3.23%) MyEclipse
9 3 (2.42%) NUnit
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.61%) Moq
10 2 (1.61%) Maven
10 2 (1.61%) Selenium
11 1 (0.81%) JIRA
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 6 (4.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (51.61%) HTML
2 62 (50.00%) .NET
3 45 (36.29%) CSS
4 39 (31.45%) ASP.NET
5 30 (24.19%) JSP
6 27 (21.77%) Ajax
6 27 (21.77%) CSS3
7 22 (17.74%) Dojo
7 22 (17.74%) Django
8 21 (16.94%) jQuery
8 21 (16.94%) DOM
9 20 (16.13%) XML
9 20 (16.13%) LESS
10 16 (12.90%) HTML5
11 14 (11.29%) Web Services
11 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (8.06%) XHR
13 9 (7.26%) Struts
13 9 (7.26%) XSLT
14 8 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.42%) Social Media
3 3 (2.42%) APACS
4 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.61%) VLE
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Animation
5 1 (0.81%) Statistics
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) AS400
5 1 (0.81%) EMV
5 1 (0.81%) EFT
5 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) UNIX
2 5 (4.03%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.32%) MVC
2 43 (34.68%) TDD
3 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.03%) OO
5 32 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 24 (19.35%) Scrum
7 22 (17.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.68%) Dependency Management
9 12 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.06%) Web Development
11 9 (7.26%) Migration
12 8 (6.45%) UML
12 8 (6.45%) Workflow
13 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (4.84%) DevOps
15 5 (4.03%) Kanban
15 5 (4.03%) Project Planning
15 5 (4.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 66 (53.23%) JavaScript
2 49 (39.52%) C#
3 28 (22.58%) SQL
4 23 (18.55%) Java
5 9 (7.26%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.84%) PHP
7 4 (3.23%) C++
8 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.42%) C
9 2 (1.61%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.61%) PHP5
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Oracle
3 8 (6.45%) IBM
3 8 (6.45%) hybris
4 5 (4.03%) Sun
5 4 (3.23%) JBoss
6 2 (1.61%) Cognos
6 2 (1.61%) Sybase
6 2 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Facebook
7 1 (0.81%) Twitter
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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