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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.26% 12.60% 19.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.43% 13.22% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 14
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £278 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
338 484 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.62% 95.28% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 338 105
Average daily rate £400 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +6 19 £375 -6.25% 2
Bedford +2 9 £319 -17.20% 4
Dunstable -1 2 £369 - 2
Leighton Buzzard 0 1 £375 +114.28%
Shefford - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (36.14%) JavaScript
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (28.92%) .NET
4 22 (26.51%) CSS
5 20 (24.10%) HTML
6 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (21.69%) C#
8 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
9 15 (18.07%) XML
9 15 (18.07%) Oracle
10 13 (15.66%) Java
11 12 (14.46%) Finance
12 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.84%) ETL
14 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
14 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.84%) Retail
14 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
15 8 (9.64%) jQuery
15 8 (9.64%) MVC
15 8 (9.64%) Web Services
15 8 (9.64%) CRM
15 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
16 7 (8.43%) ERP
16 7 (8.43%) C++
16 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (4.82%) Drupal
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Lawson
1 3 (3.61%) Movex
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (3.61%) Infor M3
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.20%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.20%) Intranet
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Extranet
2 1 (1.20%) Telnet
2 1 (1.20%) WEP
2 1 (1.20%) SSH
2 1 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.23%) OLAP
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (6.02%) MySQL
7 5 (6.02%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (3.61%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (3.61%) Lumira
9 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (3.61%) SAP BW
9 3 (3.61%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Selenium
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) JUnit
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.41%) ProC
5 1 (1.20%) NUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.20%) Grunt
5 1 (1.20%) Bower
5 1 (1.20%) gulp
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Local Government
3 2 (2.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.41%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) .NET
2 22 (26.51%) CSS
3 20 (24.10%) HTML
4 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
5 15 (18.07%) XML
6 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
7 8 (9.64%) Web Services
7 8 (9.64%) jQuery
8 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.02%) HTML5
10 4 (4.82%) Spring
10 4 (4.82%) SOAP
10 4 (4.82%) JSP
11 3 (3.61%) J2EE
11 3 (3.61%) Qt
11 3 (3.61%) RESTful
11 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.61%) LESS
12 2 (2.41%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) FMCG
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) UNIX
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) AIX
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (10.84%) ETL
2 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.64%) MVC
3 8 (9.64%) CRM
3 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.43%) ERP
5 6 (7.23%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.82%) Web Development
6 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.61%) Information Management
7 3 (3.61%) UML
7 3 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.61%) Business Analytics
7 3 (3.61%) Analytics
7 3 (3.61%) Data Transformation
8 2 (2.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
1 30 (36.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (21.69%) C#
3 13 (15.66%) Java
4 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.43%) C++
6 6 (7.23%) PHP
7 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.61%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 2 (2.41%) sed
9 2 (2.41%) AWK
9 2 (2.41%) Korn
9 2 (2.41%) VBA
9 2 (2.41%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.41%) COBOL
9 2 (2.41%) C
10 1 (1.20%) ABAP
10 1 (1.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) SAP
3 6 (7.23%) Tableau
4 4 (4.82%) hybris
4 4 (4.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.41%) Retek
5 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.41%) Remedy
5 2 (2.41%) Lagan
5 2 (2.41%) Pega
5 2 (2.41%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.20%) Endeca
6 1 (1.20%) OpenText
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.20%) Twitter
6 1 (1.20%) Xamarin