The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 66 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.37% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
Applications 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
755 751 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.30% 95.06% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 417 246
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 54 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Stevenage - 1 - -
Tring - 1 - -
Applications Developer
East of England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks