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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank - 54 62
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.79% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.82% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -12.30%
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
539 613 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 96.99% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 315 332
Average daily rate £385 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 51
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £38.75 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel