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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 114 182 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.65% 25.00% 31.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.72% 26.49% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 113 152
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £242 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
609 687 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.27% 94.37% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 356 355
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +2 22 £369 +15.23% 3
Welwyn Garden City -3 10 £378 +0.66% 3
Stevenage +4 9 £300 +3.44% 7
St Albans +1 9 £344 -15.12% 8
Hemel Hempstead +1 9 £325 +6.55% 4
Letchworth +1 4 £375 +15.38%
Rickmansworth - 4 £310 -
Hertford -6 1 £375 +100.00% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £388 - 1
Royston - - - -
Ware - - - - 2
Welwyn - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 2
Potters Bar - - - - 3
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Harpenden - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 130 (46.93%) SQL
2 96 (34.66%) HTML
3 94 (33.94%) JavaScript
4 88 (31.77%) .NET
5 86 (31.05%) CSS
6 72 (25.99%) C#
7 67 (24.19%) Java
8 66 (23.83%) SQL Server
8 66 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (22.38%) Oracle
10 54 (19.49%) XML
11 46 (16.61%) HTML5
12 45 (16.25%) TDD
12 45 (16.25%) MVC
13 44 (15.88%) ASP.NET
14 43 (15.52%) CSS3
15 42 (15.16%) Microsoft
15 42 (15.16%) Finance
16 36 (13.00%) BDD
16 36 (13.00%) jQuery
17 34 (12.27%) T-SQL
18 33 (11.91%) Scrum
19 32 (11.55%) UNIX
20 29 (10.47%) OO
20 29 (10.47%) Web Services
20 29 (10.47%) Oracle Database
21 28 (10.11%) REST
21 28 (10.11%) Spring
22 27 (9.75%) Performance Tuning
23 26 (9.39%) Analytical Skills

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 19 (6.86%) CMS
2 17 (6.14%) Apache
3 16 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.89%) IIS
6 5 (1.81%) Node.js
6 5 (1.81%) Confluence
6 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.44%) WordPress
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.08%) ArchestrA
8 3 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.08%) lighttpd
8 3 (1.08%) Drupal
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.53%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.36%) Maya
5 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.72%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP SM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.36%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.36%) Maximo
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) PaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.89%) Internet
2 7 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.81%) 4G
4 5 (1.81%) LTE
4 5 (1.81%) 2G
4 5 (1.81%) 3G
4 5 (1.81%) FTP
5 3 (1.08%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.72%) Intranet
6 2 (0.72%) DVB
7 1 (0.36%) Extranet
7 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 25 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (8.30%) Relational Database
6 19 (6.86%) MySQL
7 16 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (5.42%) RDBMS
9 14 (5.05%) Couchbase
10 11 (3.97%) QlikView
10 11 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (3.61%) OLAP
11 10 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (3.61%) NoSQL
12 9 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (2.17%) Snowflake Schema
13 6 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.81%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 23 (8.30%) Git (software)
1 23 (8.30%) Subversion
2 19 (6.86%) Eclipse
3 15 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.42%) Ant
4 14 (5.05%) JUnit
5 13 (4.69%) JIRA
6 12 (4.33%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (4.33%) Maven
7 7 (2.53%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.53%) Grunt
7 7 (2.53%) Mockito
7 7 (2.53%) StyleCop
7 7 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.53%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (2.17%) Xcode
8 6 (2.17%) Selenium
9 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.44%) FxCop
General
1 42 (15.16%) Finance
2 17 (6.14%) Retail
3 16 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.97%) Marketing
5 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.81%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Automotive
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (34.66%) HTML
2 88 (31.77%) .NET
3 86 (31.05%) CSS
4 54 (19.49%) XML
5 46 (16.61%) HTML5
6 44 (15.88%) ASP.NET
7 43 (15.52%) CSS3
8 36 (13.00%) jQuery
9 29 (10.47%) Web Services
10 28 (10.11%) REST
10 28 (10.11%) Spring
11 26 (9.39%) .NET Framework
12 20 (7.22%) J2EE
12 20 (7.22%) Ajax
13 19 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (6.14%) JSP
15 14 (5.05%) LINQ
15 14 (5.05%) WCF
16 13 (4.69%) JSON
16 13 (4.69%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.14%) User Experience
3 10 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.25%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.89%) Replication
6 7 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.17%) W3C
7 6 (2.17%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.81%) Open Source
8 5 (1.81%) iPhone
8 5 (1.81%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.44%) iPad
10 3 (1.08%) Kindle
11 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.72%) EMV
11 2 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.55%) UNIX
2 26 (9.39%) Linux
3 25 (9.03%) Windows
4 10 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.25%) Android
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.72%) AIX
8 2 (0.72%) HPUX
8 2 (0.72%) MVS
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.25%) TDD
2 45 (16.25%) MVC
3 36 (13.00%) BDD
4 33 (11.91%) Scrum
5 29 (10.47%) OO
6 27 (9.75%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (9.39%) E-Commerce
7 26 (9.39%) ETL
8 20 (7.22%) Data Modelling
9 18 (6.50%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.42%) Analytics
11 15 (5.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (4.69%) OOP
13 12 (4.33%) SOA
13 12 (4.33%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (3.97%) Pair Programming
14 11 (3.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 130 (46.93%) SQL
2 94 (33.94%) JavaScript
3 72 (25.99%) C#
4 67 (24.19%) Java
5 34 (12.27%) T-SQL
6 25 (9.03%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.05%) VBScript
8 13 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 12 (4.33%) PHP
10 10 (3.61%) C++
11 7 (2.53%) Ruby
11 7 (2.53%) Perl
12 6 (2.17%) VBA
12 6 (2.17%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.44%) VB
13 4 (1.44%) Python
13 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.08%) PHP5
14 3 (1.08%) SAS Macro
14 3 (1.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (5.42%) Degree
2 9 (3.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.81%) VCP4
4 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.42%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) SCOM
1 3 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (22.38%) Oracle
2 42 (15.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.97%) Informatica
3 11 (3.97%) SAP
4 9 (3.25%) Teradata
4 9 (3.25%) IBM
4 9 (3.25%) Cognos
5 7 (2.53%) Sybase
6 6 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.17%) Tableau
7 5 (1.81%) Zend
8 4 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.44%) ATG
8 4 (1.44%) Wonderware
9 3 (1.08%) Splunk
9 3 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.08%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.08%) Serena
9 3 (1.08%) Adobe
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