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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 131 150 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.63% 21.58% 27.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.61% 23.92% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 97 93
Average daily rate
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£361 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
668 627 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.91% 90.22% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 314 319
Average daily rate £390 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 36
Average hourly rate £14.85 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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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 +1 32 £363 +3.57% 7
Hemel Hempstead +6 14 £432 +19.93% 9
Stevenage -3 9 £263 -25.00% 9
St Albans +5 8 £331 +15.21% 18
Welwyn Garden City -12 8 £310 +3.24% 1
Hertford -4 4 £375 +33.92% 1
Hoddesdon -1 3 £388 - 1
Rickmansworth 0 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Borehamwood +3 1 - - 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 108 (43.90%) HTML
2 98 (39.84%) JavaScript
2 98 (39.84%) SQL
3 88 (35.77%) CSS
4 63 (25.61%) Java
5 59 (23.98%) .NET
6 57 (23.17%) C#
7 55 (22.36%) Oracle
8 51 (20.73%) jQuery
9 46 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (18.29%) SQL Server
11 40 (16.26%) XML
11 40 (16.26%) E-Commerce
12 38 (15.45%) HTML5
13 35 (14.23%) CSS3
14 33 (13.41%) MVC
14 33 (13.41%) ASP.NET
15 31 (12.60%) Microsoft
16 30 (12.20%) Oracle Database
17 27 (10.98%) XHTML
18 26 (10.57%) Web Services
18 26 (10.57%) J2EE
18 26 (10.57%) CMS
18 26 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (10.16%) Finance
20 24 (9.76%) ETL
21 23 (9.35%) OO
21 23 (9.35%) User Experience
22 22 (8.94%) AngularJS
22 22 (8.94%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (10.57%) CMS
2 12 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.44%) IIS
7 5 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.03%) Apache
8 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.63%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.63%) Confluence
8 4 (1.63%) Drupal
9 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.22%) ArchestrA
9 3 (1.22%) Node.js
9 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.81%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 19 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.25%) MS Office
3 6 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (2.85%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.63%) Tridion
3 3 (1.22%) Magento
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.81%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
1 2 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (2.85%) Internet
2 6 (2.44%) HTTP
2 6 (2.44%) LTE
3 5 (2.03%) 4G
3 5 (2.03%) FTP
3 5 (2.03%) 3G
3 5 (2.03%) 2G
4 4 (1.63%) 3GPP
4 4 (1.63%) LDAP
5 2 (0.81%) DVB
5 2 (0.81%) Telnet
5 2 (0.81%) Intranet
5 2 (0.81%) SNMP
5 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.41%) HSUPA
6 1 (0.41%) NAS
6 1 (0.41%) GSM
6 1 (0.41%) WLAN
6 1 (0.41%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 22 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.10%) MySQL
6 12 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.47%) Couchbase
8 10 (4.07%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (3.25%) DB2
9 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.25%) QlikView
10 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.85%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.03%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.03%) DTS
11 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (2.03%) PowerCenter
11 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.50%) Subversion
1 16 (6.50%) Grunt
2 12 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.88%) Bower
3 10 (4.07%) Eclipse
3 10 (4.07%) JUnit
3 10 (4.07%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.25%) JIRA
5 6 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.03%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.03%) ProC
7 4 (1.63%) Log4j
7 4 (1.63%) ERwin
7 4 (1.63%) Maven
7 4 (1.63%) Xcode
7 4 (1.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (1.63%) Ant
8 3 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (10.16%) Finance
2 15 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.28%) Retail
4 7 (2.85%) Billing
5 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (43.90%) HTML
2 88 (35.77%) CSS
3 59 (23.98%) .NET
4 51 (20.73%) jQuery
5 40 (16.26%) XML
6 38 (15.45%) HTML5
7 35 (14.23%) CSS3
8 33 (13.41%) ASP.NET
9 27 (10.98%) XHTML
10 26 (10.57%) Web Services
10 26 (10.57%) J2EE
10 26 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (8.94%) AngularJS
11 22 (8.94%) Spring
12 21 (8.54%) JSP
12 21 (8.54%) Sass
13 19 (7.72%) .NET Framework
14 18 (7.32%) JSTL
15 17 (6.91%) Semantic HTML
16 13 (5.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.35%) User Experience
2 16 (6.50%) W3C
3 14 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.88%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.66%) Open Source
6 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.03%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.63%) iPad
8 4 (1.63%) iPhone
8 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.63%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.22%) PKI
9 3 (1.22%) iSeries
9 3 (1.22%) Kindle
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
10 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.81%) Replication
10 2 (0.81%) Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.94%) UNIX
2 21 (8.54%) Linux
3 13 (5.28%) Windows
4 9 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.85%) Android
6 4 (1.63%) HPUX
6 4 (1.63%) Solaris
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.26%) E-Commerce
3 33 (13.41%) MVC
4 24 (9.76%) ETL
5 23 (9.35%) OO
6 20 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (7.72%) TDD
8 14 (5.69%) Content Management
8 14 (5.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (5.28%) Analytics
9 13 (5.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (5.28%) ERP
10 12 (4.88%) Workflow
11 11 (4.47%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.47%) SOA
12 10 (4.07%) OOP
13 9 (3.66%) iOS Development
13 9 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.66%) Scrum
14 8 (3.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 98 (39.84%) JavaScript
1 98 (39.84%) SQL
2 63 (25.61%) Java
3 57 (23.17%) C#
4 19 (7.72%) PL/SQL
5 17 (6.91%) VB.NET
5 17 (6.91%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.69%) PHP
7 11 (4.47%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.07%) Perl
9 9 (3.66%) C
10 7 (2.85%) C++
11 6 (2.44%) VBScript
12 5 (2.03%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.03%) Python
12 5 (2.03%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.63%) VB
13 4 (1.63%) ABAP
13 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (6.91%) Degree
2 11 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) CISSP
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.44%) QA
2 5 (2.03%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.03%) SLA
3 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (22.36%) Oracle
2 31 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.91%) SAP
4 13 (5.28%) IBM
5 10 (4.07%) Zend
6 7 (2.85%) Tableau
6 7 (2.85%) Informatica
6 7 (2.85%) ATG
7 6 (2.44%) Google
8 5 (2.03%) Facebook
8 5 (2.03%) Adobe
8 5 (2.03%) NetCracker
9 4 (1.63%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.63%) Elastic Path
9 4 (1.63%) Blue Martini
9 4 (1.63%) Wonderware
10 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.22%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.81%) ESRI
11 2 (0.81%) Teradata
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