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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 89 113 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.45% 17.80% 23.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.70% 18.37% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 68 106
Average daily rate £345 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £264 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
533 615 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.53% 96.85% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 322 336
Average daily rate £375 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 23 £385 +2.66% 10
St Albans -2 8 £270 -28.00% 11
Hemel Hempstead -3 5 £450 +38.46% 3
Welwyn Garden City -4 5 £335 -12.98%
Stevenage -7 4 £428 +60.56% 2
Rickmansworth -2 3 £550 +77.41%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £300 -
Cheshunt - 2 £275 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 72 (34.95%) JavaScript
2 66 (32.04%) SQL
3 58 (28.16%) C#
4 56 (27.18%) .NET
5 53 (25.73%) HTML
6 47 (22.82%) CSS
7 44 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (18.93%) Java
9 37 (17.96%) Oracle
10 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
10 35 (16.99%) OO
10 35 (16.99%) MVC
11 33 (16.02%) ASP.NET
11 33 (16.02%) jQuery
12 32 (15.53%) Web Services
13 26 (12.62%) Finance
13 26 (12.62%) ETL
13 26 (12.62%) HTML5
14 23 (11.17%) MySQL
15 22 (10.68%) Front End Development
16 21 (10.19%) TDD
16 21 (10.19%) E-Commerce
16 21 (10.19%) Configuration Management
17 20 (9.71%) .NET Framework
18 19 (9.22%) JSON
18 19 (9.22%) XML
18 19 (9.22%) Windows
19 18 (8.74%) Linux
19 18 (8.74%) Web Development
19 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (4.37%) Apache
2 5 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.94%) CMS
3 4 (1.94%) JBoss
3 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.94%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (1.46%) nginx
4 3 (1.46%) Node.js
4 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.97%) Confluence
5 2 (0.97%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.97%) WordPress
6 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.43%) MS Office
2 5 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.94%) Magento
3 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.97%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.94%) GitHub
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Force.com
4 1 (0.49%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.91%) Internet
1 6 (2.91%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.46%) 2G
2 3 (1.46%) 3G
2 3 (1.46%) HTTP
3 2 (0.97%) 4G
3 2 (0.97%) Firewall
3 2 (0.97%) SSL
4 1 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.49%) DHCP
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) LTE
4 1 (0.49%) SNMP
4 1 (0.49%) Telnet
4 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.17%) MySQL
3 17 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.43%) Cognos Powerplay
9 5 (2.43%) Cognos Report Studio
9 5 (2.43%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.43%) QlikView
10 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.94%) Redis
11 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.46%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 16 (7.77%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.34%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.40%) Maven
6 5 (2.43%) JIRA
6 5 (2.43%) Selenium
6 5 (2.43%) Subversion
7 4 (1.94%) Ant
8 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.46%) JUnit
8 3 (1.46%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.49%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.49%) MSTest
9 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (12.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Retail
3 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.85%) Marketing
5 5 (2.43%) Back Office
6 4 (1.94%) Banking
6 4 (1.94%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.94%) Publishing
7 3 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.97%) Automotive
8 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.18%) .NET
2 53 (25.73%) HTML
3 47 (22.82%) CSS
4 33 (16.02%) ASP.NET
4 33 (16.02%) jQuery
5 32 (15.53%) Web Services
6 26 (12.62%) HTML5
7 20 (9.71%) .NET Framework
8 19 (9.22%) JSON
8 19 (9.22%) XML
9 16 (7.77%) AngularJS
9 16 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (7.77%) Entity Framework
10 15 (7.28%) Ajax
10 15 (7.28%) CSS3
10 15 (7.28%) RESTful
11 14 (6.80%) Spring
12 12 (5.83%) REST
12 12 (5.83%) Sass
12 12 (5.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.85%) User Experience
2 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.43%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.94%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.94%) Social Media
6 3 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.46%) iPad
7 2 (0.97%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.97%) iPhone
7 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) SCADA
8 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.22%) Windows
2 18 (8.74%) Linux
3 9 (4.37%) Unix
4 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.97%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.49%) AIX
5 1 (0.49%) NetBSD
5 1 (0.49%) OpenBSD
5 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.99%) MVC
2 35 (16.99%) OO
3 26 (12.62%) ETL
4 22 (10.68%) Front End Development
5 21 (10.19%) Configuration Management
5 21 (10.19%) E-Commerce
5 21 (10.19%) TDD
6 18 (8.74%) Web Development
7 16 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.77%) CRM
8 13 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.34%) SOA
11 9 (4.37%) OOP
11 9 (4.37%) Open Source
12 8 (3.88%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.88%) Web Design
13 7 (3.40%) Scrum
14 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (34.95%) JavaScript
2 66 (32.04%) SQL
3 58 (28.16%) C#
4 39 (18.93%) Java
5 17 (8.25%) PL/SQL
5 17 (8.25%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.34%) PHP
7 8 (3.88%) Erlang
8 7 (3.40%) Perl
9 5 (2.43%) C++
9 5 (2.43%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.46%) Delphi
11 3 (1.46%) Python
12 2 (0.97%) ABAP
12 2 (0.97%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.97%) C
12 2 (0.97%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.97%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.37%) Degree
4 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.46%) Ansible
2 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (17.96%) Oracle
2 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.37%) Pega
4 8 (3.88%) Cognos
5 5 (2.43%) Adobe
5 5 (2.43%) SAP
5 5 (2.43%) Zend
6 4 (1.94%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.46%) Embarcadero
7 3 (1.46%) Greenplum
7 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.46%) Teradata
8 2 (0.97%) Google
8 2 (0.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) Borland
9 1 (0.49%) Huawei
9 1 (0.49%) Nortel
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.49%) Sunopsis
9 1 (0.49%) Wonderware
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Day rate £ DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago