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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 112 142 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.15% 22.79% 29.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.95% 24.11% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 155
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£355 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
624 589 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.56% 94.54% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 305 385
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.27% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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 +3 19 £381 +21.03% 18
Hemel Hempstead +11 16 £325 -10.95% 4
Welwyn Garden City 0 13 £385 +2.66% 7
St Albans +1 11 £375 -7.40% 9
Stevenage - 10 £258 - 6
Rickmansworth - 4 £310 - 1
Letchworth -2 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Royston - - - - 2
Ware - - - -
Welwyn - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Harpenden - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 154 (46.11%) SQL
2 116 (34.73%) JavaScript
3 115 (34.43%) HTML
4 108 (32.34%) CSS
5 96 (28.74%) .NET
5 96 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (26.05%) SQL Server
7 79 (23.65%) Java
8 76 (22.75%) C#
8 76 (22.75%) Oracle
9 69 (20.66%) XML
10 60 (17.96%) Finance
10 60 (17.96%) HTML5
11 59 (17.66%) TDD
12 57 (17.07%) CSS3
13 50 (14.97%) MVC
13 50 (14.97%) BDD
14 48 (14.37%) ASP.NET
15 44 (13.17%) Microsoft
15 44 (13.17%) Spring
16 43 (12.87%) jQuery
16 43 (12.87%) Scrum
17 41 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
18 39 (11.68%) E-Commerce
18 39 (11.68%) UNIX
18 39 (11.68%) PL/SQL
19 38 (11.38%) T-SQL
19 38 (11.38%) ETL
19 38 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
20 37 (11.08%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (7.78%) CMS
2 23 (6.89%) Apache
3 18 (5.39%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.29%) IIS
5 9 (2.69%) Node.js
5 9 (2.69%) SAS
6 8 (2.40%) WordPress
6 8 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.10%) lighttpd
8 6 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.50%) Confluence
9 5 (1.50%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.20%) Drupal
11 3 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.60%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 24 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.80%) MS Office
4 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.30%) Maya
6 1 (0.30%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.60%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) SAP SM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.30%) Maximo
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.69%) Internet
2 10 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.99%) Intranet
3 8 (2.40%) Extranet
4 5 (1.50%) LTE
4 5 (1.50%) 4G
4 5 (1.50%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.50%) 2G
4 5 (1.50%) 3G
4 5 (1.50%) FTP
5 3 (0.90%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (10.18%) Oracle Database
4 32 (9.58%) MySQL
5 28 (8.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (8.38%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (5.69%) RDBMS
7 19 (5.69%) OLAP
8 16 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (4.49%) Couchbase
10 14 (4.19%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (2.69%) Base SAS
13 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.40%) QlikView
13 8 (2.40%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 34 (10.18%) Subversion
1 34 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.89%) Eclipse
2 23 (6.89%) Ant
3 20 (5.99%) JUnit
4 18 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (5.09%) JIRA
6 16 (4.79%) Maven
7 14 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (3.89%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.29%) Selenium
10 10 (2.99%) IntelliJ
10 10 (2.99%) Mockito
10 10 (2.99%) StyleCop
10 10 (2.99%) Grunt
11 8 (2.40%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.40%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.10%) FxCop
13 6 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (17.96%) Finance
2 28 (8.38%) Marketing
3 22 (6.59%) Retail
4 16 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.99%) Banking
6 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Billing
9 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (34.43%) HTML
2 108 (32.34%) CSS
3 96 (28.74%) .NET
4 69 (20.66%) XML
5 60 (17.96%) HTML5
6 57 (17.07%) CSS3
7 48 (14.37%) ASP.NET
8 44 (13.17%) Spring
9 43 (12.87%) jQuery
10 37 (11.08%) REST
11 36 (10.78%) Web Services
12 29 (8.68%) .NET Framework
13 28 (8.38%) Ajax
14 27 (8.08%) J2EE
15 21 (6.29%) WCF
16 20 (5.99%) Hibernate
16 20 (5.99%) JSP
17 19 (5.69%) JSON
17 19 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (4.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.39%) Data Integration
2 18 (5.39%) User Experience
3 14 (4.19%) Replication
4 10 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.69%) Open Source
6 8 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.80%) W3C
8 6 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.90%) iPhone
10 3 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.60%) EMV
11 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.68%) UNIX
2 35 (10.48%) Linux
3 25 (7.49%) Windows
4 6 (1.80%) Android
5 5 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.20%) MVS
7 3 (0.90%) HPUX
7 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.60%) AIX
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.66%) TDD
3 50 (14.97%) MVC
3 50 (14.97%) BDD
4 43 (12.87%) Scrum
5 39 (11.68%) E-Commerce
6 38 (11.38%) ETL
6 38 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (10.78%) OO
8 28 (8.38%) Data Modelling
9 27 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (8.08%) Unit Testing
10 24 (7.19%) Web Development
11 22 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.09%) Analytics
14 15 (4.49%) Dimensional Modelling
15 13 (3.89%) Web Design
15 13 (3.89%) SOA
16 12 (3.59%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 154 (46.11%) SQL
2 116 (34.73%) JavaScript
3 79 (23.65%) Java
4 76 (22.75%) C#
5 39 (11.68%) PL/SQL
6 38 (11.38%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.49%) PHP
8 17 (5.09%) VBScript
9 11 (3.29%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.99%) Ruby
11 9 (2.69%) SAS Macro
11 9 (2.69%) Perl
11 9 (2.69%) C++
12 6 (1.80%) VBA
12 6 (1.80%) PHP5
13 4 (1.20%) ABAP
13 4 (1.20%) JCL
13 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.90%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (3.59%) Degree
2 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.90%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.59%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.20%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) SCOM
1 3 (0.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 76 (22.75%) Oracle
2 44 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.99%) Informatica
4 19 (5.69%) Cognos
5 13 (3.89%) Teradata
5 13 (3.89%) SAP
6 11 (3.29%) Business Objects
6 11 (3.29%) IBM
7 9 (2.69%) Ab Initio
7 9 (2.69%) Sybase
8 6 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.80%) ATG
9 5 (1.50%) Zend
9 5 (1.50%) Adobe
9 5 (1.50%) BEA
10 4 (1.20%) Tableau
11 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.90%) Splunk
11 3 (0.90%) Endeca
11 3 (0.90%) EPiServer
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + bens - extension potential
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expectations
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £375 - £380 per day
Posted: 23 days ago