The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 146 146 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.43% 23.90% 28.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.25% 25.13% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 148
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £95.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.73% +163.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £59.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £131.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
602 581 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.47% 95.09% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 297 401
Average daily rate £373 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 82
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.93 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Developer
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Watford +4 27 £375 +15.38% 13
Rickmansworth 0 16 £308 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 12 £363 +15.53% 7
Stevenage 0 10 £290 -27.50% 3
Welwyn Garden City -1 9 £304 +14.71% 2
St Albans 0 6 £260 -18.75% 4
Hertford +1 2 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - - 2
Kings Langley - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Harpenden - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 2
Sawbridgeworth - - - -
Tring - - - -
Ware - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 136 (42.24%) JavaScript
2 132 (40.99%) HTML
3 124 (38.51%) CSS
4 116 (36.02%) SQL
5 78 (24.22%) Java
6 75 (23.29%) Finance
7 66 (20.50%) Oracle
8 63 (19.57%) HTML5
9 58 (18.01%) SQL Server
10 56 (17.39%) .NET
10 56 (17.39%) XML
11 54 (16.77%) C#
11 54 (16.77%) jQuery
12 53 (16.46%) E-Commerce
13 50 (15.53%) OO
14 49 (15.22%) CSS3
15 48 (14.91%) Web Services
15 48 (14.91%) XHTML
16 47 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (14.29%) JSP
18 44 (13.66%) Ajax
19 41 (12.73%) MVC
20 39 (12.11%) Retail
20 39 (12.11%) ASP.NET
21 38 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
22 36 (11.18%) Relational Database
23 35 (10.87%) Microsoft
24 32 (9.94%) Spring
24 32 (9.94%) ETL
24 32 (9.94%) J2EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (4.66%) IIS
1 15 (4.66%) CMS
2 14 (4.35%) Apache
3 13 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.42%) MQSeries
5 9 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.48%) WordPress
7 5 (1.55%) Drupal
8 4 (1.24%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.24%) Mule
8 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.24%) Node.js
9 3 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.93%) SilverStripe
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.97%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.93%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.62%) DOC1
4 2 (0.62%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Tridion
1 4 (1.24%) Magento
1 4 (1.24%) RiskWrite
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.83%) Internet
2 9 (2.80%) Intranet
3 7 (2.17%) Extranet
4 6 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.55%) HTTP
5 5 (1.55%) LTE
6 2 (0.62%) ASN.1
6 2 (0.62%) UMTS
6 2 (0.62%) FTP
6 2 (0.62%) RTP
7 1 (0.31%) Firewall
7 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 47 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (11.18%) Relational Database
4 29 (9.01%) RDBMS
5 26 (8.07%) Oracle Database
6 21 (6.52%) MySQL
7 18 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (3.11%) Sybase ASE
13 9 (2.80%) Data Mart
13 9 (2.80%) JasperReports
14 8 (2.48%) BusinessObjects XI
15 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (1.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (6.52%) Subversion
2 20 (6.21%) Ant
3 19 (5.90%) JUnit
4 18 (5.59%) Eclipse
5 14 (4.35%) Maven
6 11 (3.42%) JIRA
6 11 (3.42%) Log4j
7 10 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.48%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.86%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.55%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.24%) Mockito
11 4 (1.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 4 (1.24%) Selenium
11 4 (1.24%) FxCop
11 4 (1.24%) StyleCop
11 4 (1.24%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 2 (0.62%) PhoneGap
13 2 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 75 (23.29%) Finance
2 39 (12.11%) Retail
3 21 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.86%) Marketing
6 5 (1.55%) Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (40.99%) HTML
2 124 (38.51%) CSS
3 63 (19.57%) HTML5
4 56 (17.39%) .NET
4 56 (17.39%) XML
5 54 (16.77%) jQuery
6 49 (15.22%) CSS3
7 48 (14.91%) Web Services
7 48 (14.91%) XHTML
8 46 (14.29%) JSP
9 44 (13.66%) Ajax
10 39 (12.11%) ASP.NET
11 32 (9.94%) J2EE
11 32 (9.94%) Spring
12 28 (8.70%) XSLT
13 27 (8.39%) Hibernate
14 22 (6.83%) JSON
15 18 (5.59%) JSTL
15 18 (5.59%) Semantic HTML
16 16 (4.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.39%) W3C
2 11 (3.42%) Web 2.0
3 10 (3.11%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.17%) Informatics
5 6 (1.86%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.55%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.55%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.24%) Replication
7 4 (1.24%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.93%) RIA
8 3 (0.93%) iPhone
8 3 (0.93%) Clustering
9 2 (0.62%) Handset
9 2 (0.62%) NHS
9 2 (0.62%) GIS
9 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.70%) Linux
2 25 (7.76%) Windows
3 23 (7.14%) UNIX
4 11 (3.42%) Solaris
5 10 (3.11%) Android
6 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.17%) HPUX
8 5 (1.55%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.46%) E-Commerce
2 50 (15.53%) OO
3 41 (12.73%) MVC
4 38 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (9.94%) ETL
6 28 (8.70%) Analytics
7 24 (7.45%) Web Development
8 21 (6.52%) Scrum
9 19 (5.90%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (5.59%) Data Modelling
11 17 (5.28%) TDD
12 14 (4.35%) Unit Testing
12 14 (4.35%) UML
12 14 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.35%) Web Design
13 12 (3.73%) SEO
13 12 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (3.11%) Android Development
15 9 (2.80%) Content Management
15 9 (2.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 136 (42.24%) JavaScript
2 116 (36.02%) SQL
3 78 (24.22%) Java
4 54 (16.77%) C#
5 32 (9.94%) T-SQL
6 23 (7.14%) PHP
6 23 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.97%) VB
8 13 (4.04%) XPath
9 12 (3.73%) VBScript
10 10 (3.11%) VB6
11 9 (2.80%) C++
12 7 (2.17%) Erlang
13 6 (1.86%) C
13 6 (1.86%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.55%) VBA
15 4 (1.24%) Perl
15 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (5.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.04%) Degree
4 4 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.21%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.62%) Section 508
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) SCOM
2 1 (0.31%) Oozie
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (20.50%) Oracle
2 35 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.28%) Sybase
4 13 (4.04%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.73%) SAP
6 11 (3.42%) Adobe
7 9 (2.80%) Informatica
8 8 (2.48%) Interwoven
9 7 (2.17%) IBM
10 5 (1.55%) Yahoo!
10 5 (1.55%) Google
10 5 (1.55%) Apple
10 5 (1.55%) ATG
10 5 (1.55%) HP
11 4 (1.24%) Zend
11 4 (1.24%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.24%) Blue Martini
11 4 (1.24%) Tableau
12 3 (0.93%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.93%) Twitter
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