The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 92 155 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.42% 18.24% 22.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.86% 19.87% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 89 108
Median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £285 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +144.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +5.03%
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
619 780 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.02% 91.76% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 405 330
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 74 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 29 £400 +10.34% 12
Welwyn Garden City -1 9 £288 -10.85% 4
St Albans +4 7 £445 -1.11% 10
Borehamwood - 3 £450 - 1
Welwyn - 2 - -
Rickmansworth +3 1 - - 1
Hertford +1 1 - - 4
Hoddesdon +1 1 - - 1
Stevenage -6 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 1 £350 -19.26% 9
Letchworth - 1 £325 - 2
Hitchin - 1 £365 - 3
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 74 (39.57%) JavaScript
2 67 (35.83%) HTML
2 67 (35.83%) Java
3 64 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (33.69%) CSS
5 57 (30.48%) SQL
6 39 (20.86%) Web Services
7 37 (19.79%) Oracle
8 35 (18.72%) jQuery
8 35 (18.72%) .NET
9 31 (16.58%) E-Commerce
9 31 (16.58%) Finance
9 31 (16.58%) Web Development
10 29 (15.51%) Retail
10 29 (15.51%) MVC
11 28 (14.97%) C#
12 27 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 26 (13.90%) PHP
14 25 (13.37%) Spring
14 25 (13.37%) Front End Development
15 23 (12.30%) TDD
15 23 (12.30%) CRM
16 22 (11.76%) XML
17 21 (11.23%) ETL
17 21 (11.23%) Unit Testing
17 21 (11.23%) HTML5
18 20 (10.70%) AngularJS
18 20 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
19 19 (10.16%) Relational Database

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.28%) CMS
2 7 (3.74%) Apache
3 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.14%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.07%) JBoss
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.07%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) DNN
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Connections
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.07%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.60%) Magento
3 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.53%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.74%) GitHub
3 6 (3.21%) SaaS
4 2 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Network Security
2 5 (2.67%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (10.16%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.49%) MySQL
4 14 (7.49%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.35%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.21%) OLAP
7 6 (3.21%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.67%) Data Mart
8 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.67%) PowerCenter
9 4 (2.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (7.49%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.67%) ERwin
3 5 (2.67%) Subversion
4 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.14%) Maven
4 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.60%) Grunt
5 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) Mocha
6 2 (1.07%) Ant
6 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.07%) JUnit
6 2 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.07%) Toad
6 2 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.07%) Xcode
7 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 31 (16.58%) Finance
2 29 (15.51%) Retail
3 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.21%) Advertising
5 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 5 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (35.83%) HTML
2 63 (33.69%) CSS
3 39 (20.86%) Web Services
4 35 (18.72%) .NET
4 35 (18.72%) jQuery
5 25 (13.37%) Spring
6 22 (11.76%) XML
7 21 (11.23%) HTML5
8 20 (10.70%) AngularJS
9 17 (9.09%) REST
10 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET
10 16 (8.56%) Hibernate
10 16 (8.56%) SOAP
11 15 (8.02%) CSS3
12 14 (7.49%) JSON
13 13 (6.95%) Sass
14 12 (6.42%) .NET Framework
14 12 (6.42%) Node.js
15 11 (5.88%) J2EE
16 10 (5.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.02%) User Experience
2 10 (5.35%) Digital Media
3 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.67%) CMDB
4 5 (2.67%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.14%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.14%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.60%) RIA
7 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.07%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.07%) iPad
7 2 (1.07%) NHS
7 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.28%) Linux
2 4 (2.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.07%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.53%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.58%) E-Commerce
2 31 (16.58%) Web Development
3 29 (15.51%) MVC
4 25 (13.37%) Front End Development
5 23 (12.30%) CRM
5 23 (12.30%) TDD
6 21 (11.23%) ETL
6 21 (11.23%) Unit Testing
7 17 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.95%) ERP
8 13 (6.95%) OO
9 11 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (5.88%) SDLC
10 10 (5.35%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.81%) Data Transformation
11 9 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (4.81%) Scrum
11 9 (4.81%) SOA
11 9 (4.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.57%) JavaScript
2 67 (35.83%) Java
3 57 (30.48%) SQL
4 28 (14.97%) C#
5 26 (13.90%) PHP
6 15 (8.02%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.35%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.74%) Ruby
9 6 (3.21%) Python
10 4 (2.14%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.14%) R
11 3 (1.60%) C
11 3 (1.60%) Scala
11 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.07%) Erlang
12 2 (1.07%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Groovy
13 1 (0.53%) LotusScript
13 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.07%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) ECSS
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (19.79%) Oracle
2 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.81%) Pega
4 8 (4.28%) Sybase
5 7 (3.74%) Informatica
6 6 (3.21%) Zend
7 5 (2.67%) BMC
7 5 (2.67%) hybris
7 5 (2.67%) IBM
7 5 (2.67%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) Intershop
8 3 (1.60%) SAP
9 2 (1.07%) Adobe
9 2 (1.07%) Endeca
9 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.07%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.07%) Tableau
9 2 (1.07%) Teradata
9 2 (1.07%) webMethods
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