The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Senior 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
Senior Developer
Rank 35 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £338 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -37.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +5.88%
Senior 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%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) SDET
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Ant
5 4 (33.33%) JUnit
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (33.33%) ATDD
5 4 (33.33%) TestNG
5 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) JBehave
5 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development

Senior 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Ant
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (33.33%) JBehave
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 4 (33.33%) TestNG
2 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Bower
4 2 (16.67%) Grunt
4 2 (16.67%) gulp
4 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) React
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) Java RMI
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) XML-RPC
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Fintech
1 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) ATDD
5 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 4 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) API Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (8.33%) Haskell
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
1 5 (41.67%) SDET
2 1 (8.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore