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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 114 175 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.92% 23.03% 27.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.32% 25.00% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 105 113
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
590 700 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 92.11% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 353 308
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 0 29 £363 +2.83% 9
Stevenage -1 11 £300 -25.00% 1
St Albans +5 9 £331 -10.16% 15
Welwyn Garden City -3 6 £200 -50.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -2 4 £318 -11.80% 10
Letchworth +4 2 £363 - 1
Hertford -6 2 £375 +33.92%
Borehamwood +3 1 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £388 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 102 (44.93%) HTML
2 95 (41.85%) SQL
3 90 (39.65%) JavaScript
4 85 (37.44%) CSS
5 68 (29.96%) .NET
6 63 (27.75%) Java
7 62 (27.31%) C#
8 54 (23.79%) Oracle
9 46 (20.26%) SQL Server
10 44 (19.38%) jQuery
11 43 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (17.18%) XML
13 38 (16.74%) ASP.NET
14 37 (16.30%) Microsoft
14 37 (16.30%) MVC
14 37 (16.30%) HTML5
15 36 (15.86%) E-Commerce
16 34 (14.98%) CSS3
17 32 (14.10%) Finance
18 25 (11.01%) .NET Framework
19 24 (10.57%) Oracle Database
20 23 (10.13%) CMS
20 23 (10.13%) J2EE
21 22 (9.69%) T-SQL
21 22 (9.69%) PL/SQL
21 22 (9.69%) OO
21 22 (9.69%) Spring
22 21 (9.25%) TDD
22 21 (9.25%) Web Services
22 21 (9.25%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (10.13%) CMS
2 11 (4.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.20%) Apache
4 5 (2.20%) Confluence
4 5 (2.20%) Drupal
5 4 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.76%) IIS
6 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.32%) ArchestrA
7 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.88%) WordPress
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.88%) Node.js
7 2 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 16 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
3 6 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Maya
4 1 (0.44%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (3.52%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.88%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.44%) Tridion
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.44%) Maximo
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.08%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (2.20%) FTP
2 5 (2.20%) HTTP
2 5 (2.20%) 3G
2 5 (2.20%) 2G
2 5 (2.20%) 4G
2 5 (2.20%) LTE
3 3 (1.32%) Internet
3 3 (1.32%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.88%) DVB
4 2 (0.88%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) SNMP
5 1 (0.44%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.57%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.29%) Couchbase
6 11 (4.85%) MySQL
7 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.96%) QlikView
9 6 (2.64%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.64%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.64%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.20%) DTS
10 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.73%) Grunt
3 12 (5.29%) Subversion
4 11 (4.85%) Bower
5 9 (3.96%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.96%) JIRA
6 8 (3.52%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (3.08%) JUnit
8 6 (2.64%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.20%) ProC
9 5 (2.20%) Xcode
10 4 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.76%) Maven
11 3 (1.32%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.88%) Selenium
12 2 (0.88%) FitNesse
General
1 32 (14.10%) Finance
2 13 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.85%) Retail
4 7 (3.08%) Billing
5 5 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (44.93%) HTML
2 85 (37.44%) CSS
3 68 (29.96%) .NET
4 44 (19.38%) jQuery
5 39 (17.18%) XML
6 38 (16.74%) ASP.NET
7 37 (16.30%) HTML5
8 34 (14.98%) CSS3
9 25 (11.01%) .NET Framework
10 23 (10.13%) J2EE
11 22 (9.69%) Spring
12 21 (9.25%) Web Services
13 20 (8.81%) XHTML
14 18 (7.93%) AngularJS
15 16 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (6.61%) JSP
16 15 (6.61%) Semantic HTML
16 15 (6.61%) Sass
17 14 (6.17%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.25%) User Experience
2 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.73%) W3C
4 10 (4.41%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.20%) Open Source
8 4 (1.76%) iPhone
8 4 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.76%) iPad
8 4 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.32%) Replication
9 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.32%) Kindle
9 3 (1.32%) iSeries
9 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.88%) IPTV
10 2 (0.88%) STB
10 2 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.25%) UNIX
2 19 (8.37%) Linux
3 14 (6.17%) Windows
4 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.52%) Android
6 3 (1.32%) HPUX
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.30%) MVC
3 36 (15.86%) E-Commerce
4 22 (9.69%) OO
5 21 (9.25%) TDD
6 16 (7.05%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (7.05%) Scrum
6 16 (7.05%) ETL
7 14 (6.17%) Analytics
7 14 (6.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (5.73%) BDD
9 11 (4.85%) SOA
9 11 (4.85%) Content Management
10 10 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (4.41%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.41%) ERP
11 9 (3.96%) OOP
11 9 (3.96%) Workflow
11 9 (3.96%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (41.85%) SQL
2 90 (39.65%) JavaScript
3 63 (27.75%) Java
4 62 (27.31%) C#
5 22 (9.69%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.69%) PL/SQL
6 14 (6.17%) PHP
7 13 (5.73%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.41%) VBScript
9 9 (3.96%) C++
9 9 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.08%) Perl
11 6 (2.64%) Ruby
11 6 (2.64%) C
12 5 (2.20%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.76%) Python
13 4 (1.76%) VB
14 3 (1.32%) ABAP
14 3 (1.32%) VBA
15 2 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (7.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) SLA
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) SCOM
1 2 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (23.79%) Oracle
2 37 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.73%) SAP
4 9 (3.96%) IBM
5 8 (3.52%) Tableau
6 7 (3.08%) Zend
7 5 (2.20%) NetCracker
8 4 (1.76%) Wonderware
8 4 (1.76%) ATG
9 3 (1.32%) Adobe
9 3 (1.32%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.32%) Teradata
9 3 (1.32%) Google
9 3 (1.32%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.88%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.88%) Huawei
10 2 (0.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (0.88%) Splunk
10 2 (0.88%) Facebook
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