The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 126 131 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.84% 17.56% 26.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.50% 18.50% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 166
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £33.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +129.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
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
720 708 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.26% 94.91% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 358 469
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 51
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.25 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 44 £438 +16.66% 15
Welwyn Garden City -6 10 £475 +53.22% 1
St Albans +4 5 £398 +6.00% 21
Hitchin - 5 £330 - 2
Kings Langley - 3 £375 -
Letchworth - 3 - - 1
Borehamwood +1 1 £300 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - - 4
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £338 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 80 (39.02%) Java
2 78 (38.05%) JavaScript
3 71 (34.63%) SQL
3 71 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (34.15%) HTML
5 62 (30.24%) CSS
6 45 (21.95%) Web Services
7 44 (21.46%) E-Commerce
7 44 (21.46%) MVC
8 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
9 39 (19.02%) Finance
10 38 (18.54%) PHP
10 38 (18.54%) Oracle
11 37 (18.05%) .NET
12 36 (17.56%) jQuery
13 34 (16.59%) Web Development
13 34 (16.59%) TDD
14 32 (15.61%) C#
15 31 (15.12%) Retail
16 29 (14.15%) MySQL
16 29 (14.15%) Relational Database
17 28 (13.66%) Spring
18 27 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (12.20%) Unit Testing
20 23 (11.22%) AngularJS
20 23 (11.22%) Oracle Database
20 23 (11.22%) Zend
20 23 (11.22%) ETL
20 23 (11.22%) ASP.NET
21 22 (10.73%) OO

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.32%) Apache
2 9 (4.39%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.90%) CMS
4 7 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.44%) Confluence
6 4 (1.95%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.95%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.46%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.49%) JBoss
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Magento
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Maximo
3 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Slack
3 2 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.49%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) Internet
2 10 (4.88%) Network Security
3 7 (3.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.15%) MySQL
2 29 (14.15%) Relational Database
3 27 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (11.22%) Oracle Database
5 18 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (7.80%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (4.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.90%) Data Mart
9 8 (3.90%) PowerCenter
9 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.93%) DB2
10 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.93%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.93%) OLAP
10 6 (2.93%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (2.44%) Couchbase
11 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.34%) Subversion
3 10 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.39%) JIRA
5 8 (3.90%) ERwin
6 7 (3.41%) Ant
7 6 (2.93%) JUnit
7 6 (2.93%) Maven
8 5 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (2.44%) Selenium
9 4 (1.95%) Gradle
9 4 (1.95%) Grunt
9 4 (1.95%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.46%) Mocha
10 3 (1.46%) Mockito
10 3 (1.46%) Protractor
General
1 39 (19.02%) Finance
2 31 (15.12%) Retail
3 7 (3.41%) Games
4 6 (2.93%) Advertising
4 6 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (34.15%) HTML
2 62 (30.24%) CSS
3 45 (21.95%) Web Services
4 37 (18.05%) .NET
5 36 (17.56%) jQuery
6 28 (13.66%) Spring
7 23 (11.22%) AngularJS
7 23 (11.22%) ASP.NET
8 21 (10.24%) XML
9 20 (9.76%) J2EE
10 19 (9.27%) LAMP
11 18 (8.78%) SOAP
11 18 (8.78%) XHTML
12 16 (7.80%) Hibernate
13 15 (7.32%) .NET Framework
14 14 (6.83%) HTML5
15 13 (6.34%) REST
16 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (5.85%) Entity Framework
17 11 (5.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) e-Learning
2 10 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.90%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.90%) Data Extraction
4 8 (3.90%) User Experience
5 4 (1.95%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.46%) NHS
6 3 (1.46%) RIA
7 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.78%) Linux
2 5 (2.44%) Unix
2 5 (2.44%) Windows
3 3 (1.46%) HPUX
3 3 (1.46%) Solaris
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.46%) E-Commerce
2 44 (21.46%) MVC
3 34 (16.59%) TDD
3 34 (16.59%) Web Development
4 25 (12.20%) Unit Testing
5 23 (11.22%) ETL
6 22 (10.73%) OO
7 21 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (9.27%) Software Engineering
9 17 (8.29%) CRM
10 14 (6.83%) BDD
10 14 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.83%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (5.85%) Data Transformation
11 12 (5.85%) ERP
11 12 (5.85%) Front End Development
11 12 (5.85%) Scrum
11 12 (5.85%) SDLC
12 11 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (39.02%) Java
2 78 (38.05%) JavaScript
3 71 (34.63%) SQL
4 38 (18.54%) PHP
5 32 (15.61%) C#
6 18 (8.78%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.88%) Python
8 8 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.41%) Ruby
10 6 (2.93%) MATLAB
10 6 (2.93%) R
11 5 (2.44%) Clojure
12 4 (1.95%) C
12 4 (1.95%) Go
12 4 (1.95%) Rust
13 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.46%) Perl
13 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.98%) Scala
14 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ECSS
System Software
1 5 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.46%) Varnish
3 2 (0.98%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) Ansible
1 5 (2.44%) Puppet
2 4 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (18.54%) Oracle
2 23 (11.22%) Zend
3 21 (10.24%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.85%) IBM
5 10 (4.88%) Informatica
6 9 (4.39%) hybris
6 9 (4.39%) Sybase
7 3 (1.46%) ATG
7 3 (1.46%) Blue Martini
7 3 (1.46%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.46%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.46%) Pega
8 2 (0.98%) Ektron
8 2 (0.98%) Endeca
8 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.98%) Teradata
9 1 (0.49%) Google
9 1 (0.49%) Netezza
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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