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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 205 119 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.18% 22.45% 32.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.52% 23.61% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 74 186
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £50.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £47.20 £36.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £113.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
745 504 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.15% 95.09% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 253 437
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £189 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 65
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
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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 +2 33 £375 -9.09% 13
Rickmansworth - 21 £290 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 19 £363 +104.22% 5
Stevenage +3 10 £290 -27.50% 5
St Albans +6 7 £300 -6.25% 8
Borehamwood - 7 £300 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 5 £425 +25.92%
Hertford +2 2 £350 - 4
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 2
Letchworth - 1 £200 - 1
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Royston - - - - 1
Sawbridgeworth - - - -
Ware - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 2
Harpenden - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 138 (39.43%) SQL
2 133 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 131 (37.43%) HTML
4 121 (34.57%) CSS
5 90 (25.71%) Java
6 83 (23.71%) Finance
7 77 (22.00%) SQL Server
8 75 (21.43%) Oracle
9 67 (19.14%) .NET
10 66 (18.86%) HTML5
11 60 (17.14%) C#
11 60 (17.14%) E-Commerce
12 57 (16.29%) XML
13 56 (16.00%) CSS3
14 53 (15.14%) Web Services
15 47 (13.43%) jQuery
16 46 (13.14%) ASP.NET
16 46 (13.14%) Data Warehouse
17 45 (12.86%) OO
18 44 (12.57%) Spring
19 42 (12.00%) MVC
20 40 (11.43%) J2EE
21 39 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (11.14%) Ajax
22 37 (10.57%) PL/SQL
22 37 (10.57%) JSP
22 37 (10.57%) ETL
23 36 (10.29%) Retail
24 35 (10.00%) Relational Database
25 34 (9.71%) Hibernate

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 17 (4.86%) CMS
2 15 (4.29%) WordPress
3 14 (4.00%) IIS
4 13 (3.71%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.71%) MQSeries
5 11 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.86%) Apache
7 8 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.00%) Node.js
8 7 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.14%) Mule
10 4 (1.14%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.14%) Drupal
11 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.86%) SilverStripe
11 3 (0.86%) lighttpd
11 3 (0.86%) SAS
12 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.43%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) MS Office
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.00%) Magento
2 4 (1.14%) Tridion
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.00%) Internet
2 9 (2.57%) Intranet
3 7 (2.00%) HTTP
3 7 (2.00%) Extranet
4 6 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.43%) LTE
6 2 (0.57%) RTP
6 2 (0.57%) ASN.1
6 2 (0.57%) FTP
6 2 (0.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (13.14%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 31 (8.86%) Oracle Database
5 30 (8.57%) MySQL
6 28 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 17 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (3.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (3.43%) Data Mart
11 12 (3.43%) Sybase ASE
12 10 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
13 9 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (2.57%) MS Access
14 8 (2.29%) DataStage
14 8 (2.29%) DB2
14 8 (2.29%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 22 (6.29%) Ant
1 22 (6.29%) JUnit
1 22 (6.29%) Subversion
2 19 (5.43%) Eclipse
3 16 (4.57%) Maven
4 14 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.43%) JIRA
5 12 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (2.57%) Log4j
7 8 (2.29%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.29%) Selenium
8 7 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.43%) Mockito
9 5 (1.43%) FxCop
9 5 (1.43%) StyleCop
9 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.43%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 4 (1.14%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 83 (23.71%) Finance
2 36 (10.29%) Retail
3 20 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 20 (5.71%) Marketing
4 10 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.29%) Banking
7 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.14%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (37.43%) HTML
2 121 (34.57%) CSS
3 67 (19.14%) .NET
4 66 (18.86%) HTML5
5 57 (16.29%) XML
6 56 (16.00%) CSS3
7 53 (15.14%) Web Services
8 47 (13.43%) jQuery
9 46 (13.14%) ASP.NET
10 44 (12.57%) Spring
11 40 (11.43%) J2EE
12 39 (11.14%) Ajax
13 37 (10.57%) JSP
14 34 (9.71%) Hibernate
15 30 (8.57%) XHTML
16 26 (7.43%) JSON
17 23 (6.57%) XSLT
18 22 (6.29%) REST
19 19 (5.43%) .NET Framework
20 18 (5.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.43%) W3C
2 10 (2.86%) Replication
2 10 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.57%) Web 2.0
4 8 (2.29%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.00%) Informatics
5 7 (2.00%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.71%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.43%) Open Source
7 5 (1.43%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.86%) iPhone
8 3 (0.86%) RIA
8 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.86%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.86%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.57%) Handset
9 2 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.29%) Linux
2 22 (6.29%) UNIX
2 22 (6.29%) Windows
3 9 (2.57%) Android
3 9 (2.57%) HPUX
3 9 (2.57%) Solaris
4 7 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.43%) VxWorks
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.14%) E-Commerce
2 45 (12.86%) OO
3 42 (12.00%) MVC
4 39 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (10.57%) ETL
6 30 (8.57%) Scrum
7 29 (8.29%) Web Development
8 28 (8.00%) TDD
9 27 (7.71%) Analytics
10 24 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (5.43%) BDD
12 17 (4.86%) UML
12 17 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.86%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.57%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (4.00%) Content Management
16 12 (3.43%) Web Design
17 11 (3.14%) SEO
18 9 (2.57%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (39.43%) SQL
2 133 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 90 (25.71%) Java
4 60 (17.14%) C#
5 37 (10.57%) PL/SQL
6 31 (8.86%) PHP
7 30 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.57%) VB
9 12 (3.43%) VBScript
10 9 (2.57%) XPath
10 9 (2.57%) VB6
11 8 (2.29%) C++
12 7 (2.00%) Erlang
12 7 (2.00%) Perl
13 6 (1.71%) C
13 6 (1.71%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.71%) Ruby
14 4 (1.14%) VBA
14 4 (1.14%) PHP5
14 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (4.00%) Degree
2 9 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.43%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.57%) QA
2 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 75 (21.43%) Oracle
2 34 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.14%) Sybase
3 18 (5.14%) Business Objects
4 15 (4.29%) Informatica
5 14 (4.00%) IBM
6 11 (3.14%) SAP
7 9 (2.57%) Adobe
7 9 (2.57%) Interwoven
8 8 (2.29%) Cognos
9 7 (2.00%) ATG
10 5 (1.43%) Sun
10 5 (1.43%) Teradata
11 4 (1.14%) BEA
11 4 (1.14%) Blue Martini
11 4 (1.14%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.14%) Tableau
12 3 (0.86%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.86%) Endeca
12 3 (0.86%) Yahoo!
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Rate: £300 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable rates
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TRG
Rate: £300 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
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