The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 45 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.25% 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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
383 259 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.33% 94.53% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 158 153
Average daily rate £425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Senior Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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 - 1 £600 - 1
Bedford - - - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) UML
6 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
7 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 5 (27.78%) Process Management
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) C
8 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (22.22%) Logistics
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) Middleware
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
9 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) WF
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) UML
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Process Management
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Logistics
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Use Case
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.56%) MVVM
8 1 (5.56%) High Availability
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) C
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle