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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 54 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.64% 9.57% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.34% 9.90% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 16
Median daily rate £413 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £296 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
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
253 293 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.00% 96.70% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 193 312
Median daily rate £425 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 38 17
Median hourly rate £12.05 £37.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.86% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £14.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £50.68 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Bedford +3 18 £450 +33.33% 4
Luton +12 16 £375 -1.96% 7
Dunstable - 2 £220 - 3
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 26 (29.55%) C#
2 24 (27.27%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (22.73%) .NET
5 20 (22.73%) Web Services
6 19 (21.59%) HTML
7 16 (18.18%) CSS
8 15 (17.05%) SQL
8 15 (17.05%) TDD
9 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
9 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET
9 13 (14.77%) jQuery
10 12 (13.64%) JIRA
10 12 (13.64%) Android
10 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
10 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 11 (12.50%) Finance
11 11 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 11 (12.50%) Android Development
11 11 (12.50%) QA
12 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (11.36%) iOS Development
12 10 (11.36%) MVC
12 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.23%) Apple Swift
13 9 (10.23%) Objective-C
13 9 (10.23%) BDD
13 9 (10.23%) RESTful
13 9 (10.23%) Core Animation

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 8 (9.09%) JBoss
2 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) WordPress
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (1.14%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) GitHub
4 1 (1.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) OLTP
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Power BI
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) JIRA
2 9 (10.23%) Selenium
3 8 (9.09%) Subversion
4 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.82%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.68%) Ant
5 5 (5.68%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.68%) Maven
5 5 (5.68%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.55%) JBehave
6 4 (4.55%) JUnit
6 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.55%) TestNG
6 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.27%) Bower
7 2 (2.27%) Grunt
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) .NET
1 20 (22.73%) Web Services
2 19 (21.59%) HTML
3 16 (18.18%) CSS
4 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET
4 13 (14.77%) jQuery
5 11 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.23%) Core Animation
6 9 (10.23%) RESTful
7 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.09%) XML
8 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (6.82%) Entity Framework
8 6 (6.82%) HTML5
9 5 (5.68%) CSS3
9 5 (5.68%) JSON
9 5 (5.68%) REST
9 5 (5.68%) Sass
10 4 (4.55%) XSLT
11 3 (3.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Fintech
4 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.14%) iSeries
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) Physics
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Android
1 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) TDD
3 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 11 (12.50%) Android Development
5 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.36%) iOS Development
5 10 (11.36%) MVC
5 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.23%) BDD
7 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (6.82%) Front End Development
7 6 (6.82%) Scrum
7 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.68%) CRM
8 5 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (5.68%) SDLC
9 4 (4.55%) ATDD
9 4 (4.55%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) C#
2 24 (27.27%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.05%) SQL
5 9 (10.23%) Apple Swift
5 9 (10.23%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.55%) Perl
6 4 (4.55%) Python
6 4 (4.55%) Ruby
7 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.27%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) Haskell
9 1 (1.14%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) SDET
3 1 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) hybris
5 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) Informatica
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.14%) BEA
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) Nintex
6 1 (1.14%) OpenText
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago