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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 222 106 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.15% 20.50% 31.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.48% 21.86% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 69 172
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
808 485 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.17% 93.81% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 239 425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 64
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £46.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Rickmansworth - 27 £325 - 1
Watford -1 22 £325 - 10
Welwyn Garden City +1 16 £306 -12.50%
Hemel Hempstead -6 15 £356 +65.69% 7
Stevenage 0 10 £258 -10.43% 5
Borehamwood +1 9 £273 +21.11% 4
St Albans +8 8 £278 -20.71% 7
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £388 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £275 -
Hertford -1 1 £350 +115.38% 6
Royston - 1 £335 - 1
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 3
Harpenden - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 158 (42.36%) SQL
2 125 (33.51%) JavaScript
3 119 (31.90%) HTML
4 116 (31.10%) CSS
5 98 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (24.93%) SQL Server
7 85 (22.79%) Java
8 82 (21.98%) Finance
9 81 (21.72%) Oracle
10 80 (21.45%) .NET
11 69 (18.50%) C#
12 67 (17.96%) HTML5
13 63 (16.89%) XML
14 61 (16.35%) Web Services
15 60 (16.09%) CSS3
16 55 (14.75%) ETL
16 55 (14.75%) MVC
17 53 (14.21%) Data Warehouse
18 49 (13.14%) TDD
19 48 (12.87%) Spring
20 47 (12.60%) E-Commerce
20 47 (12.60%) ASP.NET
21 44 (11.80%) PL/SQL
21 44 (11.80%) Scrum
22 43 (11.53%) Ajax
23 42 (11.26%) OO
24 41 (10.99%) Linux
24 41 (10.99%) jQuery
25 40 (10.72%) MySQL
26 39 (10.46%) Performance Tuning

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (6.70%) Apache
2 20 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 19 (5.09%) CMS
4 17 (4.56%) WordPress
5 13 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.95%) Node.js
7 10 (2.68%) IIS
8 9 (2.41%) SAS
8 9 (2.41%) MQSeries
9 7 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.88%) lighttpd
10 4 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.07%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.07%) Drupal
11 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.80%) SilverStripe
11 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 28 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.75%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.80%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Magento
2 4 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Tridion
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.43%) Internet
2 9 (2.41%) Intranet
3 8 (2.14%) Extranet
4 7 (1.88%) HTTP
4 7 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.07%) LTE
6 2 (0.54%) 4G
6 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.54%) UMTS
6 2 (0.54%) FTP
6 2 (0.54%) 3G
6 2 (0.54%) RTP
6 2 (0.54%) 2G
6 2 (0.54%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.27%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (24.93%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.21%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (10.72%) MySQL
4 34 (9.12%) Oracle Database
4 34 (9.12%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.97%) RDBMS
6 23 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (5.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (4.56%) Sybase ASE
10 17 (4.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (4.56%) OLAP
11 15 (4.02%) Oracle ODI
12 12 (3.22%) DataStage
13 11 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (2.68%) NoSQL
15 9 (2.41%) Base SAS
15 9 (2.41%) QlikView
16 8 (2.14%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 34 (9.12%) Subversion
2 32 (8.58%) Ant
3 26 (6.97%) Eclipse
3 26 (6.97%) Git (software)
4 25 (6.70%) JUnit
5 22 (5.90%) Maven
6 14 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (3.22%) JIRA
8 11 (2.95%) Selenium
8 11 (2.95%) Mockito
8 11 (2.95%) IntelliJ
9 10 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.14%) Grunt
10 8 (2.14%) StyleCop
11 7 (1.88%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.88%) FxCop
12 6 (1.61%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.34%) Log4j
General
1 82 (21.98%) Finance
2 33 (8.85%) Retail
3 30 (8.04%) Marketing
4 14 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.49%) Banking
6 12 (3.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Automotive
9 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (31.90%) HTML
2 116 (31.10%) CSS
3 80 (21.45%) .NET
4 67 (17.96%) HTML5
5 63 (16.89%) XML
6 61 (16.35%) Web Services
7 60 (16.09%) CSS3
8 48 (12.87%) Spring
9 47 (12.60%) ASP.NET
10 43 (11.53%) Ajax
11 41 (10.99%) jQuery
12 35 (9.38%) REST
13 34 (9.12%) J2EE
14 33 (8.85%) JSON
15 31 (8.31%) JSP
15 31 (8.31%) Hibernate
16 22 (5.90%) SOAP
17 18 (4.83%) WCF
18 17 (4.56%) .NET Framework
19 16 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.90%) User Experience
3 18 (4.83%) Data Integration
4 15 (4.02%) Replication
5 10 (2.68%) W3C
5 10 (2.68%) Open Source
6 8 (2.14%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.88%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.34%) Web 2.0
9 5 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.07%) iPhone
11 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.80%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.99%) Linux
2 36 (9.65%) UNIX
3 26 (6.97%) Windows
4 11 (2.95%) Android
5 8 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.34%) HPUX
6 5 (1.34%) Solaris
7 4 (1.07%) MVS
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.54%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (14.75%) MVC
2 55 (14.75%) ETL
3 49 (13.14%) TDD
4 47 (12.60%) E-Commerce
5 44 (11.80%) Scrum
6 42 (11.26%) OO
7 39 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
8 38 (10.19%) BDD
9 34 (9.12%) Data Modelling
9 34 (9.12%) Web Development
10 30 (8.04%) Unit Testing
10 30 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (4.83%) Analytics
12 18 (4.83%) UML
13 17 (4.56%) Dimensional Modelling
14 14 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (3.49%) Waterfall
16 11 (2.95%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 158 (42.36%) SQL
2 125 (33.51%) JavaScript
3 85 (22.79%) Java
4 69 (18.50%) C#
5 44 (11.80%) PL/SQL
6 34 (9.12%) T-SQL
7 33 (8.85%) PHP
8 9 (2.41%) VBScript
8 9 (2.41%) SAS Macro
9 8 (2.14%) Perl
9 8 (2.14%) C++
10 7 (1.88%) Ruby
11 6 (1.61%) Erlang
12 5 (1.34%) XPath
12 5 (1.34%) C
12 5 (1.34%) VB
13 4 (1.07%) JCL
13 4 (1.07%) PHP5
13 4 (1.07%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (3.49%) Degree
2 8 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.17%) QA
2 10 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.27%) SCOM
1 1 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 81 (21.72%) Oracle
2 36 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.24%) Informatica
4 20 (5.36%) Sybase
5 18 (4.83%) Cognos
6 16 (4.29%) Business Objects
7 13 (3.49%) SAP
7 13 (3.49%) IBM
8 11 (2.95%) Teradata
9 9 (2.41%) Ab Initio
10 6 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.61%) Adobe
11 5 (1.34%) Interwoven
11 5 (1.34%) Tableau
11 5 (1.34%) ATG
12 4 (1.07%) BEA
12 4 (1.07%) Sun
12 4 (1.07%) Zend
13 3 (0.80%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.80%) Serena
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