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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 133 146 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.59% 23.03% 27.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.72% 24.17% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 103 160
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
642 604 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.55% 95.27% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 313 429
Average daily rate £380 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 60
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
Hemel Hempstead +7 17 £318 +10.43% 4
Watford +10 14 £345 +12.19% 9
Welwyn Garden City 0 12 £330 -17.50% 4
St Albans 0 11 £285 -29.62% 8
Stevenage +4 10 £254 -17.14% 5
Rickmansworth - 4 £340 - 1
Letchworth 0 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Borehamwood -2 1 - - 2
Royston -4 1 £335 +17.54%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £350 -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 3
Ware - - - - 5
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 161 (45.35%) SQL
2 126 (35.49%) JavaScript
3 125 (35.21%) HTML
4 120 (33.80%) CSS
5 104 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (28.17%) .NET
6 100 (28.17%) SQL Server
7 81 (22.82%) C#
8 78 (21.97%) Oracle
9 73 (20.56%) Finance
10 70 (19.72%) Java
11 67 (18.87%) HTML5
12 63 (17.75%) XML
13 60 (16.90%) TDD
13 60 (16.90%) CSS3
14 55 (15.49%) ASP.NET
15 53 (14.93%) MVC
16 52 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
17 51 (14.37%) BDD
18 50 (14.08%) Microsoft
19 48 (13.52%) Scrum
20 47 (13.24%) ETL
21 45 (12.68%) E-Commerce
21 45 (12.68%) jQuery
22 43 (12.11%) Web Services
23 41 (11.55%) Performance Tuning
24 40 (11.27%) MySQL
25 38 (10.70%) T-SQL
25 38 (10.70%) PL/SQL
25 38 (10.70%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (7.04%) Apache
2 23 (6.48%) CMS
3 19 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.51%) WordPress
5 11 (3.10%) IIS
6 10 (2.82%) Node.js
7 9 (2.54%) SAS
8 7 (1.97%) lighttpd
9 6 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.41%) Drupal
11 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.13%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle 10gAS
12 3 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.85%) Confluence
12 3 (0.85%) SilverStripe
12 3 (0.85%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.38%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.97%) MS Office
4 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.28%) Maya
7 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Magento
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) PaaS
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.20%) Internet
2 10 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.54%) Intranet
4 8 (2.25%) Extranet
5 5 (1.41%) 4G
5 5 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (1.41%) LTE
5 5 (1.41%) FTP
5 5 (1.41%) 3G
5 5 (1.41%) 2G
6 4 (1.13%) HTTP
7 3 (0.85%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (11.27%) MySQL
4 30 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 27 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (7.61%) Oracle Database
6 24 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (5.92%) RDBMS
8 19 (5.35%) OLAP
9 15 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (3.38%) DataStage
11 12 (3.38%) NoSQL
12 11 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.82%) QlikView
14 9 (2.54%) Base SAS
14 9 (2.54%) Sybase ASE
15 8 (2.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 34 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.30%) Subversion
3 26 (7.32%) Ant
4 24 (6.76%) Eclipse
5 20 (5.63%) JUnit
6 16 (4.51%) Maven
7 13 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (3.38%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.38%) Selenium
9 11 (3.10%) JIRA
9 11 (3.10%) Mockito
9 11 (3.10%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.54%) StyleCop
11 8 (2.25%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.25%) Grunt
12 7 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.97%) FxCop
12 7 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (20.56%) Finance
2 29 (8.17%) Marketing
3 27 (7.61%) Retail
4 18 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.23%) Banking
6 9 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (35.21%) HTML
2 120 (33.80%) CSS
3 100 (28.17%) .NET
4 67 (18.87%) HTML5
5 63 (17.75%) XML
6 60 (16.90%) CSS3
7 55 (15.49%) ASP.NET
8 45 (12.68%) jQuery
9 43 (12.11%) Web Services
10 38 (10.70%) REST
10 38 (10.70%) Spring
11 32 (9.01%) Ajax
12 31 (8.73%) .NET Framework
13 27 (7.61%) JSON
14 26 (7.32%) JSP
15 23 (6.48%) WCF
16 22 (6.20%) SOAP
17 21 (5.92%) J2EE
18 20 (5.63%) Hibernate
19 18 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.92%) User Experience
3 18 (5.07%) Data Integration
4 14 (3.94%) Replication
5 11 (3.10%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.82%) Open Source
7 9 (2.54%) W3C
8 7 (1.97%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.41%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.56%) GIS
13 2 (0.56%) EMV
13 2 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.70%) Linux
2 37 (10.42%) UNIX
3 26 (7.32%) Windows
4 5 (1.41%) Android
4 5 (1.41%) HPUX
4 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.13%) MVS
5 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.85%) Solaris
7 2 (0.56%) AIX
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (16.90%) TDD
3 53 (14.93%) MVC
4 51 (14.37%) BDD
5 48 (13.52%) Scrum
6 47 (13.24%) ETL
7 45 (12.68%) E-Commerce
8 41 (11.55%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (9.58%) OO
10 31 (8.73%) Web Development
10 31 (8.73%) Unit Testing
11 29 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (7.04%) Data Modelling
13 24 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (5.92%) Analytics
14 21 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (4.79%) Dimensional Modelling
16 14 (3.94%) Requirements Analysis
17 13 (3.66%) Waterfall
17 13 (3.66%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 161 (45.35%) SQL
2 126 (35.49%) JavaScript
3 81 (22.82%) C#
4 70 (19.72%) Java
5 38 (10.70%) T-SQL
5 38 (10.70%) PL/SQL
6 35 (9.86%) PHP
7 17 (4.79%) VBScript
8 11 (3.10%) Ruby
9 9 (2.54%) SAS Macro
9 9 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.54%) Perl
9 9 (2.54%) C++
10 6 (1.69%) VBA
10 6 (1.69%) Erlang
11 5 (1.41%) PHP5
12 4 (1.13%) JCL
13 3 (0.85%) XPath
13 3 (0.85%) C
14 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (3.10%) Degree
2 7 (1.97%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.85%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.76%) QA
2 7 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) cPanel
1 2 (0.56%) SCOM
1 2 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 78 (21.97%) Oracle
2 50 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.76%) Informatica
4 18 (5.07%) Cognos
5 15 (4.23%) SAP
5 15 (4.23%) Business Objects
6 13 (3.66%) Teradata
7 11 (3.10%) IBM
8 10 (2.82%) Sybase
9 9 (2.54%) Ab Initio
10 6 (1.69%) ATG
10 6 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.69%) Tableau
11 5 (1.41%) Zend
11 5 (1.41%) Adobe
12 4 (1.13%) BEA
13 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.85%) Endeca
13 3 (0.85%) Interwoven
13 3 (0.85%) Sun
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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