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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.77% 11.97% 12.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.40% 12.46% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 45
Median daily rate £350 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
307 337 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.46% 96.01% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 238 268
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -3 12 £375 +3.44% 5
Bedford -3 2 £286 -4.58% 5
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (39.74%) C#
2 30 (38.46%) .NET
3 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (29.49%) SOA
5 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
5 19 (24.36%) SOAP
5 19 (24.36%) SQL
6 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.95%) Java
7 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
7 14 (17.95%) REST
8 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (16.67%) Microservices
9 11 (14.10%) HTML
9 11 (14.10%) Oracle
9 11 (14.10%) User Stories
9 11 (14.10%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.82%) TDD
11 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 9 (11.54%) Web Services
11 9 (11.54%) Middleware
11 9 (11.54%) RESTful
12 8 (10.26%) JIRA
12 8 (10.26%) XML
12 8 (10.26%) Scrum
13 7 (8.97%) SAP
13 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
13 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation 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 6 (7.69%) JBoss
2 5 (6.41%) Confluence
3 4 (5.13%) CMS
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) FTP
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) 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
6 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) JIRA
2 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (2.56%) JProfiler
5 2 (2.56%) NUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Xcode
5 2 (2.56%) YourKit
6 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.28%) Bower
6 1 (1.28%) Grunt
6 1 (1.28%) gulp
6 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.28%) ProC
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) Toad
General
1 3 (3.85%) Back Office
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) .NET
2 19 (24.36%) SOAP
3 14 (17.95%) REST
4 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (14.10%) HTML
6 9 (11.54%) Middleware
6 9 (11.54%) RESTful
6 9 (11.54%) Web Services
7 8 (10.26%) XML
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
9 6 (7.69%) CSS
10 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.41%) Spring
11 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.13%) WPF
12 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.85%) CSS3
12 3 (3.85%) HTML5
12 3 (3.85%) JSON
12 3 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) iPad
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Physics
7 1 (1.28%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) AIX
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) HPUX
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) SOA
3 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 13 (16.67%) Microservices
6 11 (14.10%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (14.10%) User Stories
7 10 (12.82%) TDD
8 8 (10.26%) Scrum
9 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
10 6 (7.69%) SDLC
11 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.41%) CRM
11 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.41%) MVC
12 4 (5.13%) BDD
12 4 (5.13%) MVVM
12 4 (5.13%) SOLID
13 3 (3.85%) Data Transformation
13 3 (3.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) C#
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) Java
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) PHP
4 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.85%) COBOL
6 2 (2.56%) ABAP
6 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.56%) C
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) AWK
7 1 (1.28%) Korn
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.28%) sed
7 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
3 7 (8.97%) Sitecore
4 6 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.13%) IBM
7 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.85%) BEA
8 2 (2.56%) Google
8 2 (2.56%) Remedy
8 2 (2.56%) Sunopsis
9 1 (1.28%) OpenText
9 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.28%) Sun
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