The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 184 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.38% 96.34% 89.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 107 118
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £22.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 £340 -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 4
Bedford - - - - 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) APACS
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) EFT

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EFT
1 1 (50.00%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
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