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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.94% 10.97% 8.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.56% 11.59% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 28
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
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
316 371 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.76% 94.64% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 255 244
Average daily rate £438 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 14
Average hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 19 £500 +25.00% 10
Bedford 0 10 £375 +7.14% 12
Dunstable +11 1 £608 - 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 31 (38.27%) .NET
2 28 (34.57%) C#
2 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.40%) SOA
4 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.46%) SOAP
6 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.52%) SQL
8 14 (17.28%) REST
9 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (16.05%) Microservices
10 12 (14.81%) HTML
10 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
11 11 (13.58%) Java
11 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (13.58%) User Stories
11 11 (13.58%) Reverse Engineering
12 10 (12.35%) RESTful
12 10 (12.35%) Web Services
12 10 (12.35%) Oracle
13 9 (11.11%) Middleware
13 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 8 (9.88%) C++
14 8 (9.88%) TDD
14 8 (9.88%) Scrum
15 7 (8.64%) User Experience
15 7 (8.64%) Low Latency
15 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (8.64%) MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (6.17%) Confluence
1 5 (6.17%) JBoss
2 4 (4.94%) CMS
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) Kentico
5 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.47%) DB2
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) Power BI
6 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) NUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.47%) ProC
3 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.47%) Xcode
4 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.23%) Toad
4 1 (1.23%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) .NET
2 19 (23.46%) SOAP
3 14 (17.28%) REST
4 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (14.81%) HTML
6 10 (12.35%) RESTful
6 10 (12.35%) Web Services
7 9 (11.11%) Middleware
8 7 (8.64%) CSS
8 7 (8.64%) XML
9 6 (7.41%) CSS3
9 6 (7.41%) HTML5
10 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.17%) Dojo
10 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.17%) LESS
10 5 (6.17%) Sass
10 5 (6.17%) Spring
10 5 (6.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.64%) User Experience
3 6 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.94%) Mechatronics
5 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.47%) iPad
6 2 (2.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) AS400
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.23%) Physics
7 1 (1.23%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) SOA
3 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
4 13 (16.05%) Microservices
5 11 (13.58%) Reverse Engineering
5 11 (13.58%) User Stories
6 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.88%) Scrum
7 8 (9.88%) TDD
8 7 (8.64%) Low Latency
8 7 (8.64%) MVC
9 6 (7.41%) OO
10 4 (4.94%) MVVM
11 3 (3.70%) AOP
11 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.70%) CRM
11 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.70%) ETL
11 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) C#
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 8 (9.88%) C++
6 4 (4.94%) COBOL
6 4 (4.94%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.70%) ABAP
7 3 (3.70%) C
7 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) Ada
9 1 (1.23%) AWK
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) SAP
4 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.17%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.94%) IBM
5 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.70%) BEA
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy
7 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.47%) Sunopsis
8 1 (1.23%) Cognos
8 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.23%) Google
8 1 (1.23%) Northgate
8 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
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