The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 10 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 32 50 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.12% 13.02% 14.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.67% 13.74% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 46
Median daily rate £363 £358 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.45 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.81% +10.14%
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
331 364 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.30% 94.79% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 251 311
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.97 £27.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 17 £400 +6.66% 11
Bedford -6 1 £235 -21.66% 6
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) C#
3 26 (33.33%) .NET
4 21 (26.92%) SOA
5 20 (25.64%) Java
6 19 (24.36%) SOAP
7 18 (23.08%) SQL
7 18 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
10 15 (19.23%) TDD
10 15 (19.23%) REST
11 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.10%) Oracle
12 11 (14.10%) HTML
12 11 (14.10%) User Stories
12 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.10%) Microservices
12 11 (14.10%) Reverse Engineering
13 9 (11.54%) JBoss
13 9 (11.54%) Middleware
14 8 (10.26%) Web Services
14 8 (10.26%) Sitecore
14 8 (10.26%) JIRA
15 7 (8.97%) RESTful
15 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
15 7 (8.97%) BDD
15 7 (8.97%) XML
15 7 (8.97%) SQL Server

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.54%) JBoss
2 5 (6.41%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) Confluence
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) OLTP
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.56%) Power BI
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) JIRA
2 6 (7.69%) Selenium
3 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.85%) JUnit
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Ant
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.56%) JBehave
6 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.56%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.56%) TestNG
6 2 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (24.36%) SOAP
3 15 (19.23%) REST
4 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (14.10%) HTML
5 9 (11.54%) Middleware
6 8 (10.26%) Web Services
7 7 (8.97%) RESTful
7 7 (8.97%) XML
8 6 (7.69%) CSS
9 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.41%) Spring
10 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.85%) CSS3
11 3 (3.85%) HTML5
11 3 (3.85%) JSON
11 3 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (3.85%) Node.js
11 3 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) iPhone
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Physics
5 1 (1.28%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) AIX
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) HPUX
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.92%) SOA
3 18 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.23%) TDD
6 11 (14.10%) Microservices
6 11 (14.10%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (14.10%) User Stories
7 7 (8.97%) BDD
7 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
8 6 (7.69%) CRM
8 6 (7.69%) Scrum
8 6 (7.69%) SDLC
9 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.13%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.13%) MVC
10 4 (5.13%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.85%) Data Transformation
11 3 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) C#
2 20 (25.64%) Java
3 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.13%) PHP
6 4 (5.13%) Python
7 3 (3.85%) COBOL
8 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.56%) C
8 2 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.28%) Korn
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) SDET
3 1 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 8 (10.26%) Sitecore
4 6 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.41%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.85%) BEA
6 3 (3.85%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) Sunopsis
8 1 (1.28%) Informatica
8 1 (1.28%) OpenText
8 1 (1.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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