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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 97 89 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 15.56% 16.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.60% 16.67% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 73
Median daily rate £450 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
551 534 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.16% 93.36% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 277 350
Median daily rate £450 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £614 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 52 38
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.38% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £6.97 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £46.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 15 £425 +15.64% 15
Welwyn Garden City -5 10 £625 +110.08% 2
St Albans +6 6 £463 +71.29% 15
Stevenage -1 6 £300 -29.82% 9
Hertford - 4 £331 - 3
Rickmansworth -3 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £375 -16.66% 10
Letchworth - 1 £300 - 6
Welwyn - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 97 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (42.92%) Java
3 75 (34.25%) JavaScript
4 72 (32.88%) TDD
5 67 (30.59%) HTML
6 59 (26.94%) CSS
7 52 (23.74%) BDD
8 51 (23.29%) E-Commerce
9 43 (19.63%) SQL
10 42 (19.18%) MVC
11 41 (18.72%) SQL Server
12 40 (18.26%) .NET
12 40 (18.26%) C#
13 39 (17.81%) Web Services
14 35 (15.98%) OO
15 34 (15.53%) Finance
15 34 (15.53%) Scrum
16 30 (13.70%) ASP.NET
16 30 (13.70%) jQuery
17 29 (13.24%) Oracle
18 28 (12.79%) Git (software)
19 27 (12.33%) Spring
20 26 (11.87%) Software Engineering
20 26 (11.87%) PHP
21 25 (11.42%) MySQL
21 25 (11.42%) Retail
22 24 (10.96%) Web Development
23 23 (10.50%) Zend
23 23 (10.50%) DevOps
24 22 (10.05%) JIRA

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 10 (4.57%) Apache
2 9 (4.11%) IIS
3 7 (3.20%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.20%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.20%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (2.74%) CMS
4 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.28%) Confluence
6 4 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.37%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.37%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.91%) Drupal
9 1 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Magento
2 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.46%) GitHub
3 1 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Route 53
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.57%) Internet
2 5 (2.28%) HTTP
3 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.91%) Intranet
4 2 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.42%) MySQL
3 18 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.48%) Oracle Database
7 12 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (5.02%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.83%) Big Data
13 3 (1.37%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (1.37%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.37%) Power BI
13 3 (1.37%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 28 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.05%) JIRA
3 15 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.39%) Ant
5 12 (5.48%) Gradle
5 12 (5.48%) Maven
6 11 (5.02%) Subversion
7 9 (4.11%) Selenium
8 8 (3.65%) JUnit
9 5 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.28%) FxCop
9 5 (2.28%) ReSharper
9 5 (2.28%) StyleCop
9 5 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.83%) Moq
10 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.83%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 34 (15.53%) Finance
2 25 (11.42%) Retail
3 7 (3.20%) Games
4 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.37%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Front Office
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.46%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (30.59%) HTML
2 59 (26.94%) CSS
3 40 (18.26%) .NET
4 39 (17.81%) Web Services
5 30 (13.70%) ASP.NET
5 30 (13.70%) jQuery
6 27 (12.33%) Spring
7 22 (10.05%) SOAP
8 21 (9.59%) AngularJS
8 21 (9.59%) XML
9 19 (8.68%) .NET Framework
10 18 (8.22%) Entity Framework
11 17 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (7.76%) LAMP
12 16 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (7.31%) Hibernate
12 16 (7.31%) RESTful
12 16 (7.31%) XHTML
12 16 (7.31%) XSLT
13 14 (6.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.94%) Algorithms
2 12 (5.48%) Data Structures
2 12 (5.48%) e-Learning
3 7 (3.20%) User Experience
4 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.83%) Contactless
5 4 (1.83%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.83%) EMV
5 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.83%) NHS
6 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.37%) iPad
6 3 (1.37%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.91%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) RIA
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.94%) Linux
2 6 (2.74%) Android
3 4 (1.83%) Unix
3 4 (1.83%) Windows
4 3 (1.37%) HPUX
4 3 (1.37%) Solaris
5 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (32.88%) TDD
3 52 (23.74%) BDD
4 51 (23.29%) E-Commerce
5 42 (19.18%) MVC
6 35 (15.98%) OO
7 34 (15.53%) Scrum
8 26 (11.87%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.96%) Web Development
10 23 (10.50%) DevOps
11 19 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.76%) ATDD
13 16 (7.31%) Microservices
14 13 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.94%) OOD
14 13 (5.94%) Pair Programming
15 12 (5.48%) Complexity Analysis
16 11 (5.02%) OOP
17 10 (4.57%) Front End Development
17 10 (4.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 94 (42.92%) Java
2 75 (34.25%) JavaScript
3 43 (19.63%) SQL
4 40 (18.26%) C#
5 26 (11.87%) PHP
6 14 (6.39%) Python
7 10 (4.57%) Clojure
7 10 (4.57%) Go
7 10 (4.57%) Rust
7 10 (4.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.74%) VBScript
9 5 (2.28%) C
9 5 (2.28%) Scala
10 4 (1.83%) F#
10 4 (1.83%) Haskell
10 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.83%) XPath
11 3 (1.37%) C++
11 3 (1.37%) Perl
11 3 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (2.74%) Degree
2 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.22%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Varnish
2 2 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.94%) Ansible
1 13 (5.94%) Puppet
2 12 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (13.24%) Oracle
2 23 (10.50%) Zend
3 19 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.02%) IBM
5 5 (2.28%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.28%) hybris
6 4 (1.83%) Google
7 3 (1.37%) ATG
7 3 (1.37%) Blue Martini
7 3 (1.37%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.37%) Informatica
7 3 (1.37%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.37%) Sybase
8 2 (0.91%) Ektron
8 2 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.46%) CA
9 1 (0.46%) Cognos
9 1 (0.46%) Intel
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hitchin
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago