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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 37 45
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.96% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.99% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
255 304 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.73% 97.44% 98.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 213 285
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 38 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDET
4 2 (25.00%) hybris
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) ATDD
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) TestNG
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) JBehave
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JBehave
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) TestNG
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
3 1 (12.50%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) API Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ATDD
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Haskell
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore