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 1 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
1 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 225 102 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.47% 20.86% 31.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.02% 22.42% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 67 175
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £248 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.47% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.00 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £98.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
803 455 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.47% 93.05% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 221 425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 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 1 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 - 31 £325 - 1
Watford -1 25 £350 +7.69% 12
Hemel Hempstead -4 19 £356 +106.52% 3
Welwyn Garden City -3 11 £350 +3.70% 1
Stevenage +1 9 £258 -10.43% 5
St Albans +9 8 £260 -18.75% 13
Borehamwood - 8 £273 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £388 - 3
Hertford +1 1 £350 - 4
Letchworth - 1 £200 -
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 2
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 147 (41.41%) SQL
2 122 (34.37%) JavaScript
3 120 (33.80%) HTML
4 114 (32.11%) CSS
5 92 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (25.07%) SQL Server
7 84 (23.66%) Java
8 80 (22.54%) Finance
9 77 (21.69%) Oracle
10 72 (20.28%) .NET
11 66 (18.59%) HTML5
12 63 (17.75%) C#
13 61 (17.18%) XML
14 60 (16.90%) Web Services
15 58 (16.34%) CSS3
16 52 (14.65%) MVC
17 51 (14.37%) ETL
18 50 (14.08%) E-Commerce
19 49 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
20 47 (13.24%) Spring
21 46 (12.96%) ASP.NET
22 45 (12.68%) PL/SQL
23 43 (12.11%) TDD
23 43 (12.11%) jQuery
24 41 (11.55%) Ajax
24 41 (11.55%) Scrum
25 38 (10.70%) OO
26 37 (10.42%) MySQL
27 36 (10.14%) Linux
28 35 (9.86%) J2EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (5.63%) Apache
1 20 (5.63%) CMS
2 18 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.51%) WordPress
4 13 (3.66%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.82%) IIS
5 10 (2.82%) MQSeries
6 9 (2.54%) SAS
7 8 (2.25%) Node.js
8 7 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.41%) lighttpd
10 4 (1.13%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.13%) Drupal
10 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.85%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 22 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.66%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Magento
2 4 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Tridion
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.20%) Internet
2 10 (2.82%) Intranet
3 8 (2.25%) Extranet
4 7 (1.97%) HTTP
5 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.41%) LTE
7 2 (0.56%) ASN.1
7 2 (0.56%) RTP
7 2 (0.56%) UMTS
7 2 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (25.07%) SQL Server
2 49 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (10.42%) MySQL
4 33 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 30 (8.45%) Oracle Database
6 25 (7.04%) RDBMS
7 22 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (5.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (5.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (4.79%) OLAP
11 15 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
12 14 (3.94%) Sybase ASE
13 12 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (3.38%) DataStage
14 10 (2.82%) NoSQL
15 9 (2.54%) Base SAS
16 7 (1.97%) MS Access
16 7 (1.97%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 30 (8.45%) Subversion
2 28 (7.89%) Ant
3 24 (6.76%) Eclipse
4 23 (6.48%) JUnit
5 22 (6.20%) Git (software)
6 21 (5.92%) Maven
7 14 (3.94%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (3.10%) JIRA
8 11 (3.10%) Selenium
9 10 (2.82%) Jenkins
10 9 (2.54%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.54%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.54%) Mockito
11 8 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.97%) StyleCop
13 6 (1.69%) FxCop
13 6 (1.69%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.69%) Log4j
14 5 (1.41%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.41%) Grunt
General
1 80 (22.54%) Finance
2 34 (9.58%) Retail
3 29 (8.17%) Marketing
4 13 (3.66%) Banking
5 12 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (33.80%) HTML
2 114 (32.11%) CSS
3 72 (20.28%) .NET
4 66 (18.59%) HTML5
5 61 (17.18%) XML
6 60 (16.90%) Web Services
7 58 (16.34%) CSS3
8 47 (13.24%) Spring
9 46 (12.96%) ASP.NET
10 43 (12.11%) jQuery
11 41 (11.55%) Ajax
12 35 (9.86%) J2EE
13 33 (9.30%) REST
14 32 (9.01%) JSP
14 32 (9.01%) Hibernate
14 32 (9.01%) JSON
15 21 (5.92%) SOAP
16 17 (4.79%) WCF
17 16 (4.51%) .NET Framework
17 16 (4.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.76%) User Experience
2 18 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.23%) Replication
3 15 (4.23%) Data Integration
4 12 (3.38%) W3C
5 8 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.25%) Open Source
6 7 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.69%) Web 2.0
7 6 (1.69%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.13%) iPhone
9 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.85%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.14%) Linux
2 33 (9.30%) UNIX
3 24 (6.76%) Windows
4 11 (3.10%) Android
5 8 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.69%) HPUX
6 6 (1.69%) Solaris
7 5 (1.41%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.13%) MVS
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.65%) MVC
3 51 (14.37%) ETL
4 50 (14.08%) E-Commerce
5 43 (12.11%) TDD
6 41 (11.55%) Scrum
7 38 (10.70%) OO
8 35 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (9.58%) BDD
9 34 (9.58%) Web Development
10 29 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (8.17%) Data Modelling
11 24 (6.76%) Unit Testing
12 17 (4.79%) UML
13 16 (4.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (4.51%) Analytics
14 15 (4.23%) Dimensional Modelling
15 13 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (3.10%) Content Management
16 11 (3.10%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (41.41%) SQL
2 122 (34.37%) JavaScript
3 84 (23.66%) Java
4 63 (17.75%) C#
5 45 (12.68%) PL/SQL
6 31 (8.73%) PHP
7 30 (8.45%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.54%) C++
8 9 (2.54%) SAS Macro
9 8 (2.25%) C
9 8 (2.25%) VBScript
10 7 (1.97%) VB
10 7 (1.97%) Perl
10 7 (1.97%) Erlang
10 7 (1.97%) Ruby
11 6 (1.69%) XPath
12 4 (1.13%) VB6
12 4 (1.13%) JCL
13 3 (0.85%) VBA
13 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (3.94%) Degree
2 8 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.41%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.20%) QA
2 8 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) SCOM
1 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 77 (21.69%) Oracle
2 30 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.04%) Informatica
4 17 (4.79%) Cognos
4 17 (4.79%) Sybase
5 16 (4.51%) Business Objects
6 14 (3.94%) IBM
7 12 (3.38%) SAP
8 10 (2.82%) Teradata
9 9 (2.54%) Ab Initio
10 6 (1.69%) Adobe
10 6 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.69%) Interwoven
11 5 (1.41%) Sun
11 5 (1.41%) ATG
12 4 (1.13%) Tableau
12 4 (1.13%) BEA
13 3 (0.85%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.85%) Zend
13 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
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