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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 109 89 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.23% 15.21% 18.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.26% 16.21% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 62 66
Median daily rate £425 £341 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +13.71%

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
566 549 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.65% 93.85% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 278 313
Median daily rate £438 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 16 £425 +10.38% 11
St Albans +4 9 £300 +11.11% 17
Stevenage +1 7 £300 -29.82% 6
Welwyn Garden City -7 5 £625 +86.56% 4
Hertford - 4 £331 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £368 -18.33% 6
Rickmansworth -1 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 £300 - 3
Welwyn +1 1 - - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 96 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (44.39%) Java
3 72 (35.12%) JavaScript
4 69 (33.66%) TDD
5 63 (30.73%) HTML
6 57 (27.80%) CSS
7 51 (24.88%) BDD
8 50 (24.39%) .NET
9 49 (23.90%) C#
10 42 (20.49%) SQL
10 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
11 41 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 40 (19.51%) MVC
13 38 (18.54%) Web Services
14 36 (17.56%) Scrum
15 35 (17.07%) ASP.NET
16 33 (16.10%) OO
17 30 (14.63%) XML
17 30 (14.63%) Oracle
18 27 (13.17%) AngularJS
18 27 (13.17%) Finance
19 26 (12.68%) Git (software)
20 24 (11.71%) Spring
20 24 (11.71%) jQuery
21 23 (11.22%) Software Engineering
22 22 (10.73%) SOAP
22 22 (10.73%) RESTful
22 22 (10.73%) ASP.NET Web API
23 21 (10.24%) DevOps
23 21 (10.24%) XSLT

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 9 (4.39%) IIS
1 9 (4.39%) WebLogic
1 9 (4.39%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.90%) Apache
3 6 (2.93%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.93%) CMS
3 6 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.93%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (2.44%) Confluence
5 4 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.46%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.46%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.98%) Drupal
7 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Magento
2 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.49%) Boomi
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Route 53
3 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.39%) Internet
2 4 (1.95%) HTTP
2 4 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.95%) VoIP
2 4 (1.95%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.98%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.80%) MySQL
2 16 (7.80%) Relational Database
2 16 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.34%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.39%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.93%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.95%) Big Data
10 4 (1.95%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (1.46%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.24%) JIRA
3 13 (6.34%) Ant
4 12 (5.85%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.37%) Gradle
5 11 (5.37%) Maven
6 8 (3.90%) JUnit
6 8 (3.90%) Selenium
6 8 (3.90%) Subversion
7 7 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.44%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.44%) FxCop
9 5 (2.44%) ReSharper
9 5 (2.44%) StyleCop
10 4 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.95%) Moq
10 4 (1.95%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.95%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (13.17%) Finance
2 21 (10.24%) Retail
3 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.46%) Games
4 3 (1.46%) Legal
5 2 (0.98%) Advertising
5 2 (0.98%) Front Office
5 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.49%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (30.73%) HTML
2 57 (27.80%) CSS
3 50 (24.39%) .NET
4 38 (18.54%) Web Services
5 35 (17.07%) ASP.NET
6 30 (14.63%) XML
7 27 (13.17%) AngularJS
8 24 (11.71%) jQuery
8 24 (11.71%) Spring
9 22 (10.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (10.73%) RESTful
9 22 (10.73%) SOAP
10 21 (10.24%) .NET Framework
10 21 (10.24%) XSLT
11 20 (9.76%) Entity Framework
12 17 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (8.29%) REST
13 16 (7.80%) Hibernate
14 13 (6.34%) WCF
14 13 (6.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) Algorithms
1 11 (5.37%) Data Structures
2 6 (2.93%) User Experience
3 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.44%) e-Learning
3 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.44%) NHS
4 4 (1.95%) Contactless
4 4 (1.95%) Data Extraction
4 4 (1.95%) EMV
5 3 (1.46%) iPad
5 3 (1.46%) Video Editing
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.98%) DataPower
6 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.49%) RIA
7 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.85%) Android
2 11 (5.37%) Linux
3 8 (3.90%) Windows
4 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.95%) Unix
6 3 (1.46%) HPUX
6 3 (1.46%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (33.66%) TDD
3 51 (24.88%) BDD
4 41 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 40 (19.51%) MVC
6 36 (17.56%) Scrum
7 33 (16.10%) OO
8 23 (11.22%) Software Engineering
9 21 (10.24%) DevOps
10 18 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (8.29%) Microservices
11 17 (8.29%) Web Development
12 16 (7.80%) ATDD
13 12 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (5.85%) OOD
13 12 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (5.37%) Complexity Analysis
14 11 (5.37%) OOP
15 10 (4.88%) Front End Development
15 10 (4.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 91 (44.39%) Java
2 72 (35.12%) JavaScript
3 49 (23.90%) C#
4 42 (20.49%) SQL
5 15 (7.32%) PHP
6 11 (5.37%) Python
6 11 (5.37%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.39%) Clojure
7 9 (4.39%) Go
7 9 (4.39%) Rust
8 6 (2.93%) VBScript
8 6 (2.93%) XPath
9 5 (2.44%) F#
10 4 (1.95%) C++
10 4 (1.95%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.95%) Scala
11 3 (1.46%) C
11 3 (1.46%) Haskell
11 3 (1.46%) Perl
11 3 (1.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.44%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.29%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (5.85%) Ansible
2 11 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 30 (14.63%) Oracle
2 18 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.34%) IBM
4 12 (5.85%) Zend
5 6 (2.93%) Google
6 5 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.44%) hybris
7 4 (1.95%) Sybase
8 3 (1.46%) ATG
8 3 (1.46%) Blue Martini
8 3 (1.46%) Elastic Path
8 3 (1.46%) Informatica
8 3 (1.46%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.98%) Apple
10 1 (0.49%) CA
10 1 (0.49%) Cognos
10 1 (0.49%) Dell
10 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.49%) SAP
10 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
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