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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 81 131 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.16% 17.61% 21.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.78% 18.99% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 97
Median daily rate £400 £361 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.94%
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
634 690 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.20% 92.74% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 353 318
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £35.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -4 17 £425 +17.24% 10
St Albans +1 10 £438 +32.07% 10
Welwyn Garden City +3 5 £360 +16.12% 2
Hemel Hempstead -9 5 £400 -7.35% 4
Borehamwood 0 1 £450 - 3
Rickmansworth -2 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 £325 - 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 73 (42.94%) JavaScript
2 58 (34.12%) HTML
3 57 (33.53%) CSS
4 56 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (31.76%) Java
6 38 (22.35%) SQL
6 38 (22.35%) jQuery
7 32 (18.82%) .NET
8 31 (18.24%) C#
9 30 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 30 (17.65%) MVC
9 30 (17.65%) Web Development
10 28 (16.47%) Oracle
11 27 (15.88%) Front End Development
12 24 (14.12%) PHP
13 23 (13.53%) CRM
14 22 (12.94%) TDD
14 22 (12.94%) AngularJS
15 21 (12.35%) HTML5
15 21 (12.35%) Finance
16 20 (11.76%) Web Services
16 20 (11.76%) XML
16 20 (11.76%) OO
16 20 (11.76%) Retail
17 19 (11.18%) Spring
18 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET
19 17 (10.00%) SQL Server
19 17 (10.00%) JSON
20 15 (8.82%) REST
21 14 (8.24%) CSS3

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 11 (6.47%) Apache
2 9 (5.29%) Node.js
3 7 (4.12%) CMS
4 3 (1.76%) nginx
4 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.18%) WordPress
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.35%) Magento
3 2 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.59%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.59%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.59%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Maximo
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) GitHub
2 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.76%) SaaS
5 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.59%) Force.com
6 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) Network Security
2 5 (2.94%) HTTP
3 3 (1.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.24%) MySQL
3 8 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.53%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.35%) DB2
6 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.76%) Cognos Powerplay
7 3 (1.76%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (1.76%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) Adabas
8 2 (1.18%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.35%) Subversion
5 3 (1.76%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.76%) Maven
5 3 (1.76%) Mocha
6 2 (1.18%) Ant
6 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.18%) Grunt
6 2 (1.18%) JUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.18%) Xcode
7 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.59%) JIRA
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (12.35%) Finance
2 20 (11.76%) Retail
3 13 (7.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.76%) Automotive
5 3 (1.76%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.12%) HTML
2 57 (33.53%) CSS
3 38 (22.35%) jQuery
4 32 (18.82%) .NET
5 22 (12.94%) AngularJS
6 21 (12.35%) HTML5
7 20 (11.76%) Web Services
7 20 (11.76%) XML
8 19 (11.18%) Spring
9 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET
10 17 (10.00%) JSON
11 15 (8.82%) REST
12 14 (8.24%) CSS3
12 14 (8.24%) Sass
13 12 (7.06%) .NET Framework
13 12 (7.06%) Hibernate
13 12 (7.06%) SOAP
14 11 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (6.47%) React
15 10 (5.88%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) User Experience
2 7 (4.12%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.94%) CMDB
4 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.18%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.18%) iPad
5 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.18%) NHS
5 2 (1.18%) RIA
5 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.59%) FMCG
6 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.29%) Linux
2 4 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (0.59%) AIX
3 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 30 (17.65%) MVC
2 30 (17.65%) Web Development
3 27 (15.88%) Front End Development
4 23 (13.53%) CRM
5 22 (12.94%) TDD
6 20 (11.76%) OO
7 14 (8.24%) SOA
8 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.29%) ERP
9 9 (5.29%) ETL
9 9 (5.29%) RUP
9 9 (5.29%) SOLID
9 9 (5.29%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.71%) Open Source
10 8 (4.71%) Scrum
11 7 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 73 (42.94%) JavaScript
2 54 (31.76%) Java
3 38 (22.35%) SQL
4 31 (18.24%) C#
5 24 (14.12%) PHP
6 12 (7.06%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.76%) ABAP
8 3 (1.76%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.76%) Erlang
8 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.76%) Perl
9 2 (1.18%) JCL
9 2 (1.18%) NATURAL
9 2 (1.18%) Python
9 2 (1.18%) Scala
9 2 (1.18%) SOQL
9 2 (1.18%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (0.59%) HND
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) HL7
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Ansible
1 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (16.47%) Oracle
2 12 (7.06%) Pega
3 10 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.53%) SAP
5 5 (2.94%) BMC
5 5 (2.94%) hybris
5 5 (2.94%) Remedy
5 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.35%) IBM
6 4 (2.35%) Zend
7 3 (1.76%) Cognos
7 3 (1.76%) Intershop
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.18%) Tableau
8 2 (1.18%) webMethods
9 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.59%) Endeca
9 1 (0.59%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) Splunk
9 1 (0.59%) Sunopsis
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 7 days ago