Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 22.86% 15.79% 18.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.86% 15.96% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 39
Bedford median daily rate £350 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £315 £332 £232
90th Percentile £500 £450 £380
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £406 £338
% change year-on-year +3.38% +20.37% -11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 70 94 83
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.95% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 64
Bedford median daily rate £350 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +8.90% -4.23%
10th Percentile £125 £202 £200
90th Percentile £488 £450 £514
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +3.29% +4.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Bedford median hourly rate £15.00 £10.65 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -57.40% +100.00%
10th Percentile £14.03 £10.32 £20.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £11.38 £30.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bedford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Bedford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bedford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Bedford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Bedford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bedford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 6 (37.50%) Xamarin
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) Bluetooth
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JSUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
1 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) CRM
1 3 (18.75%) ETL
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Microservices
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Xamarin
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
3 1 (6.25%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) Logi
3 1 (6.25%) Logi Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO