The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 151 208 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.62% 26.33% 21.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.13% 27.70% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 150 69
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £14.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.93% -71.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.10 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £14.90 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
750 751 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.48% 95.06% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 417 245
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 70 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%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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 Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Watford 0 34 £363 -3.33% 11
Welwyn Garden City +4 18 £323 -24.11% 4
Hemel Hempstead +1 15 £355 -2.06% 5
Stevenage -3 14 £300 +9.58% 5
St Albans -3 2 £400 +33.33% 7
Rickmansworth -5 2 £320 +19.62% 4
Hertford -3 1 £325 -7.14% 3
Tring - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 132 (46.98%) JavaScript
2 107 (38.08%) HTML
3 102 (36.30%) CSS
4 84 (29.89%) SQL
5 77 (27.40%) Java
6 59 (21.00%) C#
7 58 (20.64%) .NET
8 56 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (17.44%) jQuery
10 47 (16.73%) Oracle
11 46 (16.37%) E-Commerce
12 45 (16.01%) JSP
13 42 (14.95%) XHTML
14 41 (14.59%) Web Services
15 39 (13.88%) Linux
16 36 (12.81%) Finance
17 35 (12.46%) JSTL
18 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
19 33 (11.74%) OO
20 32 (11.39%) ASP.NET
20 32 (11.39%) MVC
21 31 (11.03%) MySQL
21 31 (11.03%) HTML5
21 31 (11.03%) Relational Database
22 29 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 29 (10.32%) Sass
22 29 (10.32%) J2EE
22 29 (10.32%) XML
23 28 (9.96%) W3C
23 28 (9.96%) Semantic HTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.47%) CMS
2 20 (7.12%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (3.91%) WebSphere Portal
5 10 (3.56%) Apache
6 9 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.85%) Drupal
8 7 (2.49%) MQSeries
8 7 (2.49%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.49%) WebSphere Process Server
9 5 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.78%) nginx
10 4 (1.42%) IIS
10 4 (1.42%) Node.js
11 3 (1.07%) ArchestrA
11 3 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.07%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.71%) Confluence
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Tridion
2 4 (1.42%) Magento
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.71%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) Internet
2 13 (4.63%) SSL
3 12 (4.27%) Firewall
4 7 (2.49%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (2.14%) HTTP
6 5 (1.78%) LDAP
6 5 (1.78%) 3G
6 5 (1.78%) 2G
6 5 (1.78%) 4G
7 4 (1.42%) LTE
8 3 (1.07%) Telnet
8 3 (1.07%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.71%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.71%) SNMP
10 1 (0.36%) Intranet
10 1 (0.36%) GSM
10 1 (0.36%) WLAN
10 1 (0.36%) WCDMA
10 1 (0.36%) Wireless
10 1 (0.36%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.03%) MySQL
2 31 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.96%) Oracle Database
4 25 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (5.69%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.56%) PowerCenter
8 9 (3.20%) DB2
8 9 (3.20%) Data Mart
9 8 (2.85%) QlikView
9 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.19%) Subversion
3 20 (7.12%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.34%) Grunt
5 12 (4.27%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.91%) Ant
7 10 (3.56%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.20%) JUnit
8 9 (3.20%) ERwin
8 9 (3.20%) Bower
9 7 (2.49%) Log4j
9 7 (2.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.14%) Maven
11 5 (1.78%) ProC
11 5 (1.78%) gulp
11 5 (1.78%) Selenium
11 5 (1.78%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.42%) JIRA
13 3 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 36 (12.81%) Finance
2 12 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.20%) Marketing
4 7 (2.49%) Retail
5 6 (2.14%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.14%) Publishing
6 5 (1.78%) Billing
7 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.71%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (38.08%) HTML
2 102 (36.30%) CSS
3 58 (20.64%) .NET
4 49 (17.44%) jQuery
5 45 (16.01%) JSP
6 42 (14.95%) XHTML
7 41 (14.59%) Web Services
8 35 (12.46%) JSTL
9 32 (11.39%) ASP.NET
10 31 (11.03%) HTML5
11 29 (10.32%) Sass
11 29 (10.32%) J2EE
11 29 (10.32%) XML
11 29 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (9.96%) Semantic HTML
13 25 (8.90%) AngularJS
13 25 (8.90%) CSS3
14 18 (6.41%) Spring
15 16 (5.69%) SOAP
16 15 (5.34%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.96%) W3C
1 28 (9.96%) User Experience
2 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.91%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.56%) Data Extraction
5 8 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.49%) Web 2.0
7 6 (2.14%) Social Media
7 6 (2.14%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.07%) NHS
8 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) SCADA
8 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.07%) PKI
9 2 (0.71%) iSeries
9 2 (0.71%) RIA
9 2 (0.71%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.88%) Linux
2 23 (8.19%) UNIX
3 13 (4.63%) Windows
4 7 (2.49%) HPUX
4 7 (2.49%) Solaris
5 3 (1.07%) Android
5 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.37%) E-Commerce
3 33 (11.74%) OO
4 32 (11.39%) MVC
5 27 (9.61%) TDD
6 25 (8.90%) ETL
7 24 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (6.41%) Content Management
10 16 (5.69%) SOA
11 15 (5.34%) UML
11 15 (5.34%) Data Modelling
11 15 (5.34%) Web Development
12 14 (4.98%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.63%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.63%) Scrum
14 12 (4.27%) Web Design
14 12 (4.27%) Validation
14 12 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 132 (46.98%) JavaScript
2 84 (29.89%) SQL
3 77 (27.40%) Java
4 59 (21.00%) C#
5 25 (8.90%) PHP
6 16 (5.69%) C
7 15 (5.34%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.98%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.63%) Perl
10 10 (3.56%) C++
11 9 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.49%) XPath
12 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.49%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.78%) PHP5
14 5 (1.78%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.42%) Python
16 3 (1.07%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.34%) Degree
3 10 (3.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.42%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.07%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.07%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.78%) Puppet
2 5 (1.78%) Ansible
3 3 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.36%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (16.73%) Oracle
2 16 (5.69%) Zend
3 13 (4.63%) IBM
3 13 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.63%) Adobe
4 12 (4.27%) SAP
5 11 (3.91%) Informatica
6 7 (2.49%) ATG
6 7 (2.49%) Interwoven
6 7 (2.49%) Sybase
6 7 (2.49%) Blue Martini
6 7 (2.49%) Google
6 7 (2.49%) Elastic Path
7 6 (2.14%) Tableau
8 5 (1.78%) Facebook
8 5 (1.78%) hybris
8 5 (1.78%) NetCracker
9 3 (1.07%) Wonderware
9 3 (1.07%) Talend
9 3 (1.07%) Allen-Bradley
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