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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 9 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 34 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.47% 11.59% 12.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.88% 12.46% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 34
Median daily rate £393 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% +6.41%
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
344 345 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.82% 92.99% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 229 355
Median daily rate £415 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 9
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.86 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 19 £425 +13.33% 6
Bedford -10 3 £288 -9.80% 2
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (36.49%) C#
2 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) .NET
4 20 (27.03%) Java
4 20 (27.03%) E-Commerce
5 17 (22.97%) SOA
6 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) SQL
7 15 (20.27%) TDD
8 14 (18.92%) SOAP
8 14 (18.92%) HTML
9 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.51%) JBoss
9 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.51%) BDD
9 10 (13.51%) REST
10 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (12.16%) QA
10 9 (12.16%) CSS
10 9 (12.16%) Oracle
11 8 (10.81%) Selenium
11 8 (10.81%) JIRA
12 7 (9.46%) SDET
12 7 (9.46%) Sitecore
12 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (9.46%) Microservices
12 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
12 7 (9.46%) User Stories
12 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.46%) Web Services

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 10 (13.51%) JBoss
2 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.41%) CMS
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.70%) OLTP
5 2 (2.70%) Power BI
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) JIRA
1 8 (10.81%) Selenium
2 6 (8.11%) SpecFlow
2 6 (8.11%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.41%) Ant
4 4 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.41%) JBehave
4 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.41%) JUnit
4 4 (5.41%) Maven
4 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.41%) TestNG
5 3 (4.05%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) Grunt
6 2 (2.70%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) SOAP
3 10 (13.51%) REST
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (12.16%) CSS
5 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.46%) Middleware
5 7 (9.46%) Web Services
5 7 (9.46%) XML
6 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.76%) CSS3
7 5 (6.76%) HTML5
7 5 (6.76%) jQuery
8 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.41%) RESTful
9 3 (4.05%) JSON
9 3 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) AIX
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) HPUX
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) E-Commerce
3 17 (22.97%) SOA
4 15 (20.27%) TDD
5 10 (13.51%) BDD
5 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.46%) Microservices
6 7 (9.46%) MVC
6 7 (9.46%) User Stories
7 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.11%) CRM
7 6 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (8.11%) SDLC
7 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.41%) ATDD
9 4 (5.41%) Defect Management
9 4 (5.41%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) C#
2 20 (27.03%) Java
3 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.27%) SQL
5 6 (8.11%) Python
6 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.41%) Perl
7 4 (5.41%) PHP
7 4 (5.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) COBOL
8 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.35%) C
9 1 (1.35%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) Haskell
9 1 (1.35%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) sed
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 7 (9.46%) SDET
3 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Sitecore
4 6 (8.11%) SAP
4 6 (8.11%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.05%) BEA
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) Google
6 2 (2.70%) hybris
6 2 (2.70%) Informatica
7 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.35%) OpenText
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.35%) Sunopsis
Luton
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago