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 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
28 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 154 153 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.08% 22.80% 23.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.32% 24.64% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 108 78
Average daily rate
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£363 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £249 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 £14.50 £95.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.82% -84.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.10 £59.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £14.90 £131.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.42%
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
758 621 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.97% 92.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 325 298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 51 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £29.85 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 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 28 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 28 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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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 +2 31 £363 -3.33% 18
Hemel Hempstead +5 19 £434 +19.58% 7
Welwyn Garden City -3 17 £323 +6.08% 3
Stevenage -2 16 £300 -3.22% 1
Hertford -2 3 £325 -
Hoddesdon -1 2 - -
St Albans -1 2 £450 +73.07% 12
Rickmansworth -6 2 £420 +36.58% 3
Tring - 1 - - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 120 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 105 (38.89%) HTML
3 99 (36.67%) CSS
4 93 (34.44%) SQL
5 69 (25.56%) Java
6 55 (20.37%) Oracle
7 54 (20.00%) C#
8 52 (19.26%) .NET
9 51 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (17.78%) E-Commerce
11 43 (15.93%) jQuery
12 41 (15.19%) XHTML
13 40 (14.81%) JSP
14 36 (13.33%) Linux
15 33 (12.22%) Finance
16 31 (11.48%) JSTL
16 31 (11.48%) HTML5
16 31 (11.48%) Oracle Database
17 30 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (11.11%) Web Services
17 30 (11.11%) SQL Server
18 29 (10.74%) W3C
18 29 (10.74%) Semantic HTML
19 28 (10.37%) MySQL
20 27 (10.00%) ASP.NET
20 27 (10.00%) MVC
20 27 (10.00%) User Experience
21 26 (9.63%) XML
21 26 (9.63%) PHP
21 26 (9.63%) Data Warehouse

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 20 (7.41%) CMS
2 15 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (3.33%) Apache
7 8 (2.96%) Drupal
8 7 (2.59%) WebSphere Process Server
8 7 (2.59%) WebSphere Portal
9 6 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.85%) IIS
10 5 (1.85%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.85%) ArchestrA
10 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.48%) nginx
12 3 (1.11%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.11%) Node.js
13 2 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 16 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.59%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.85%) Tridion
1 5 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
1 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.81%) Internet
2 10 (3.70%) SSL
3 9 (3.33%) Firewall
4 8 (2.96%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (2.22%) HTTP
6 5 (1.85%) LDAP
6 5 (1.85%) 3G
6 5 (1.85%) 2G
6 5 (1.85%) 4G
7 4 (1.48%) LTE
8 3 (1.11%) Telnet
8 3 (1.11%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.74%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.74%) SNMP
9 2 (0.74%) Intranet
9 2 (0.74%) DVB
10 1 (0.37%) Wireless
10 1 (0.37%) HSDPA
10 1 (0.37%) SSH
10 1 (0.37%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.48%) Oracle Database
2 30 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.37%) MySQL
4 26 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (8.52%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.19%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.70%) PowerCenter
10 9 (3.33%) Data Mart
11 8 (2.96%) DB2
12 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.22%) QlikView
13 6 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (7.04%) Subversion
2 18 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.56%) Grunt
4 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.70%) Bower
6 9 (3.33%) ERwin
7 8 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (2.59%) JUnit
9 5 (1.85%) Ant
9 5 (1.85%) ProC
9 5 (1.85%) Log4j
9 5 (1.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.85%) gulp
10 4 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.11%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (12.22%) Finance
2 11 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.96%) Retail
4 7 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.85%) Billing
6 3 (1.11%) Marketing
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (38.89%) HTML
2 99 (36.67%) CSS
3 52 (19.26%) .NET
4 43 (15.93%) jQuery
5 41 (15.19%) XHTML
6 40 (14.81%) JSP
7 31 (11.48%) JSTL
7 31 (11.48%) HTML5
8 30 (11.11%) Web Services
8 30 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (10.74%) Semantic HTML
10 27 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 26 (9.63%) XML
12 25 (9.26%) CSS3
12 25 (9.26%) AngularJS
13 23 (8.52%) Sass
13 23 (8.52%) J2EE
14 13 (4.81%) Spring
15 12 (4.44%) Hibernate
16 11 (4.07%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.74%) W3C
2 27 (10.00%) User Experience
3 20 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.81%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.70%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.85%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.11%) PKI
8 3 (1.11%) NHS
8 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.11%) iSeries
8 3 (1.11%) Kindle
9 2 (0.74%) iPad
9 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
9 2 (0.74%) STB
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.33%) Linux
2 19 (7.04%) UNIX
3 13 (4.81%) Windows
4 8 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.22%) Android
6 5 (1.85%) HPUX
6 5 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.78%) E-Commerce
3 27 (10.00%) MVC
4 26 (9.63%) ETL
5 24 (8.89%) OO
6 23 (8.52%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (7.41%) TDD
8 14 (5.19%) SOA
9 13 (4.81%) OOP
9 13 (4.81%) Open Source
9 13 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (4.44%) ERP
10 12 (4.44%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.44%) Validation
11 11 (4.07%) Scrum
11 11 (4.07%) Workflow
11 11 (4.07%) Content Management
11 11 (4.07%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (3.70%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 120 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 93 (34.44%) SQL
3 69 (25.56%) Java
4 54 (20.00%) C#
5 26 (9.63%) PHP
6 17 (6.30%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.93%) C
7 16 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.44%) Perl
9 11 (4.07%) C++
10 9 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.22%) VB
11 6 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.85%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.85%) XPath
12 5 (1.85%) Python
13 3 (1.11%) PHP5
13 3 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.19%) Degree
3 6 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.11%) CISSP
4 3 (1.11%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.11%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.48%) Puppet
3 3 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.37%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (20.37%) Oracle
2 20 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.93%) Zend
4 13 (4.81%) IBM
5 12 (4.44%) SAP
6 11 (4.07%) Informatica
7 8 (2.96%) Tableau
8 6 (2.22%) Google
8 6 (2.22%) Wonderware
8 6 (2.22%) Sybase
8 6 (2.22%) Adobe
9 5 (1.85%) Interwoven
9 5 (1.85%) ATG
9 5 (1.85%) NetCracker
9 5 (1.85%) Blue Martini
9 5 (1.85%) Facebook
9 5 (1.85%) Elastic Path
10 4 (1.48%) hybris
11 3 (1.11%) Talend
11 3 (1.11%) TIBCO
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