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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 140 130 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.74% 21.28% 23.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.83% 23.47% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 95 76
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% -80.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
706 554 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.48% 90.67% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 278 310
Average daily rate £383 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 52 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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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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 -1 33 £363 +26.08% 9
Hemel Hempstead +7 22 £432 +19.51% 10
Stevenage -3 14 £240 -17.24% 5
Welwyn Garden City -6 14 £335 +8.94% 9
St Albans -1 3 £450 +73.07% 10
Hoddesdon -2 2 - -
Hertford -7 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth -7 1 £450 +33.33%
Tring - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 118 (44.36%) JavaScript
2 115 (43.23%) HTML
3 98 (36.84%) CSS
4 92 (34.59%) SQL
5 70 (26.32%) Java
6 57 (21.43%) Oracle
7 56 (21.05%) C#
8 55 (20.68%) .NET
9 54 (20.30%) E-Commerce
10 50 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (17.29%) jQuery
12 42 (15.79%) XHTML
13 35 (13.16%) HTML5
14 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
15 32 (12.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (12.03%) JSP
16 31 (11.65%) W3C
16 31 (11.65%) Semantic HTML
16 31 (11.65%) Oracle Database
17 30 (11.28%) User Experience
17 30 (11.28%) XML
18 29 (10.90%) CSS3
19 28 (10.53%) Linux
20 27 (10.15%) ASP.NET
20 27 (10.15%) AngularJS
21 26 (9.77%) JSTL
21 26 (9.77%) Web Services
21 26 (9.77%) ETL
22 25 (9.40%) MVC
22 25 (9.40%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 22 (8.27%) CMS
2 12 (4.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.26%) Drupal
5 6 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.26%) Apache
6 5 (1.88%) IIS
6 5 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.50%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.13%) Confluence
8 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.13%) ArchestrA
8 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.13%) Node.js
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.50%) Tridion
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.13%) Magento
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.38%) Maximo
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
1 2 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.14%) Internet
2 8 (3.01%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (2.26%) HTTP
4 5 (1.88%) LDAP
4 5 (1.88%) 2G
4 5 (1.88%) 4G
4 5 (1.88%) 3G
5 4 (1.50%) LTE
5 4 (1.50%) SSL
6 3 (1.13%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.13%) Telnet
6 3 (1.13%) Firewall
7 2 (0.75%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.75%) Intranet
7 2 (0.75%) SNMP
7 2 (0.75%) DVB
8 1 (0.38%) NAS
8 1 (0.38%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.38%) GSM
8 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.65%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.65%) MySQL
4 21 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (6.39%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.51%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.14%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.76%) Couchbase
9 8 (3.01%) DB2
9 8 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.63%) PowerCenter
10 7 (2.63%) QlikView
10 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.26%) Data Mart
11 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.88%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.39%) Grunt
2 15 (5.64%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.89%) Subversion
4 12 (4.51%) Bower
5 11 (4.14%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.76%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.38%) JUnit
8 8 (3.01%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.26%) ERwin
11 5 (1.88%) ProC
11 5 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.88%) gulp
12 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.50%) Log4j
12 4 (1.50%) Xcode
12 4 (1.50%) JIRA
12 4 (1.50%) Ant
13 3 (1.13%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (9.40%) Finance
2 11 (4.14%) Retail
2 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.88%) Billing
3 5 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.75%) Advertising
4 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (43.23%) HTML
2 98 (36.84%) CSS
3 55 (20.68%) .NET
4 46 (17.29%) jQuery
5 42 (15.79%) XHTML
6 35 (13.16%) HTML5
7 32 (12.03%) JSP
7 32 (12.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 31 (11.65%) Semantic HTML
9 30 (11.28%) XML
10 29 (10.90%) CSS3
11 27 (10.15%) ASP.NET
11 27 (10.15%) AngularJS
12 26 (9.77%) Web Services
12 26 (9.77%) JSTL
13 24 (9.02%) J2EE
13 24 (9.02%) Sass
14 17 (6.39%) Spring
15 12 (4.51%) JSON
15 12 (4.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.65%) W3C
2 30 (11.28%) User Experience
3 17 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.14%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.63%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.50%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.50%) iPad
6 4 (1.50%) iPhone
7 3 (1.13%) iSeries
7 3 (1.13%) Kindle
7 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.13%) NHS
7 3 (1.13%) PKI
8 2 (0.75%) IPTV
8 2 (0.75%) STB
8 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.53%) Linux
2 23 (8.65%) UNIX
3 13 (4.89%) Windows
4 10 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.01%) Android
6 4 (1.50%) HPUX
6 4 (1.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.30%) E-Commerce
2 50 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (9.77%) ETL
4 25 (9.40%) MVC
5 22 (8.27%) TDD
6 20 (7.52%) OO
7 15 (5.64%) SOA
7 15 (5.64%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (4.89%) ERP
8 13 (4.89%) OOP
8 13 (4.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (4.89%) Open Source
8 13 (4.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (4.51%) Workflow
10 11 (4.14%) Data Modelling
11 10 (3.76%) Content Management
11 10 (3.76%) iOS Development
12 9 (3.38%) Validation
12 9 (3.38%) Scrum
12 9 (3.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 118 (44.36%) JavaScript
2 92 (34.59%) SQL
3 70 (26.32%) Java
4 56 (21.05%) C#
5 21 (7.89%) PHP
6 17 (6.39%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.64%) C
8 13 (4.89%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.14%) Perl
9 11 (4.14%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.76%) C++
10 10 (3.76%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.26%) Python
11 6 (2.26%) VB
11 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.88%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.50%) XPath
13 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (6.02%) Degree
1 16 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.13%) CISSP
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.50%) QA
3 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Firmware
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.38%) Novell Identity Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (21.43%) Oracle
2 23 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.26%) IBM
4 13 (4.89%) SAP
4 13 (4.89%) Zend
5 9 (3.38%) Informatica
6 6 (2.26%) Google
6 6 (2.26%) Tableau
7 5 (1.88%) Facebook
7 5 (1.88%) NetCracker
7 5 (1.88%) ATG
7 5 (1.88%) Adobe
8 4 (1.50%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.50%) Blue Martini
8 4 (1.50%) Wonderware
8 4 (1.50%) Elastic Path
9 3 (1.13%) Talend
9 3 (1.13%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.13%) Sybase
10 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
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