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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 112 147 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.05% 17.97% 25.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.54% 19.12% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 82 133
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £34.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
677 769 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.99% 94.01% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 391 393
Median daily rate £388 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 73 54
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £28.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 35 £425 +17.24% 6
Welwyn Garden City -3 13 £288 -10.85% 1
St Albans +2 4 £485 +21.25% 17
Borehamwood - 2 £375 - 3
Kings Langley - 2 £425 -
Letchworth - 2 £325 - 3
Welwyn - 2 - -
Rickmansworth +4 1 - - 1
Hertford +1 1 - - 3
Stevenage -5 1 - - 4
Hemel Hempstead -12 1 £350 -22.26% 6
Hitchin - 1 £365 - 2
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 74 (37.76%) JavaScript
2 64 (32.65%) HTML
2 64 (32.65%) Java
3 61 (31.12%) SQL
3 61 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (30.10%) CSS
5 38 (19.39%) Web Services
6 37 (18.88%) Oracle
7 36 (18.37%) E-Commerce
7 36 (18.37%) Finance
7 36 (18.37%) jQuery
8 35 (17.86%) Retail
9 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
10 33 (16.84%) .NET
10 33 (16.84%) MVC
10 33 (16.84%) Web Development
11 32 (16.33%) PHP
12 29 (14.80%) C#
13 25 (12.76%) TDD
14 23 (11.73%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (11.22%) ETL
15 22 (11.22%) Spring
16 21 (10.71%) MySQL
16 21 (10.71%) Unit Testing
16 21 (10.71%) Relational Database
17 20 (10.20%) XML
17 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
18 19 (9.69%) AngularJS
18 19 (9.69%) Front End Development
19 18 (9.18%) CRM

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 8 (4.08%) Apache
1 8 (4.08%) CMS
2 7 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.04%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) DNN
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.51%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Magento
1 5 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.55%) SaaS
3 4 (2.04%) GitHub
4 2 (1.02%) Slack
4 2 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.10%) Network Security
2 5 (2.55%) HTTP
3 4 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.73%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (10.71%) MySQL
3 21 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.65%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.10%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.06%) OLAP
10 6 (3.06%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.55%) Data Mart
11 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.55%) PowerCenter
11 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.57%) Maven
3 7 (3.57%) Subversion
4 5 (2.55%) Ant
4 5 (2.55%) ERwin
4 5 (2.55%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.04%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.53%) Gradle
6 3 (1.53%) JIRA
6 3 (1.53%) Mocha
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.53%) Toad
7 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.02%) JUnit
7 2 (1.02%) Selenium
7 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 36 (18.37%) Finance
2 35 (17.86%) Retail
3 7 (3.57%) Advertising
3 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.55%) Marketing
4 5 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.04%) Games
6 2 (1.02%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (32.65%) HTML
2 59 (30.10%) CSS
3 38 (19.39%) Web Services
4 36 (18.37%) jQuery
5 33 (16.84%) .NET
6 22 (11.22%) Spring
7 20 (10.20%) XML
8 19 (9.69%) AngularJS
9 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET
10 17 (8.67%) HTML5
11 16 (8.16%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.63%) CSS3
12 13 (6.63%) J2EE
13 12 (6.12%) LAMP
14 11 (5.61%) .NET Framework
14 11 (5.61%) Sass
14 11 (5.61%) SOAP
15 9 (4.59%) Ajax
15 9 (4.59%) REST
16 8 (4.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.10%) Digital Media
1 10 (5.10%) e-Learning
1 10 (5.10%) User Experience
2 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.55%) CMDB
4 5 (2.55%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.53%) RIA
7 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
7 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.10%) Linux
2 4 (2.04%) Windows
3 2 (1.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.37%) E-Commerce
3 33 (16.84%) MVC
3 33 (16.84%) Web Development
4 25 (12.76%) TDD
5 22 (11.22%) ETL
6 21 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 19 (9.69%) Front End Development
8 18 (9.18%) CRM
9 17 (8.67%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (7.14%) OO
11 13 (6.63%) ERP
12 12 (6.12%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.61%) BDD
13 11 (5.61%) Dimensional Modelling
14 10 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.10%) SDLC
15 9 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.59%) Data Transformation
15 9 (4.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.76%) JavaScript
2 64 (32.65%) Java
3 61 (31.12%) SQL
4 32 (16.33%) PHP
5 29 (14.80%) C#
6 16 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.61%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.59%) Python
9 7 (3.57%) Ruby
10 5 (2.55%) C
10 5 (2.55%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.55%) R
11 4 (2.04%) Clojure
12 3 (1.53%) Go
12 3 (1.53%) Rust
13 2 (1.02%) Scala
13 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.51%) ABAP
14 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.53%) Degree
1 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.04%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) HL7
4 1 (0.51%) ECSS
System Software
1 8 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) Puppet
2 3 (1.53%) Ansible
2 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (18.88%) Oracle
2 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.14%) Zend
4 10 (5.10%) Sybase
5 7 (3.57%) Informatica
6 6 (3.06%) IBM
6 6 (3.06%) Pega
7 5 (2.55%) BMC
7 5 (2.55%) hybris
7 5 (2.55%) Remedy
8 3 (1.53%) Intershop
8 3 (1.53%) SAP
9 2 (1.02%) Adobe
9 2 (1.02%) Endeca
9 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.02%) Tableau
9 2 (1.02%) Teradata
9 2 (1.02%) webMethods
10 1 (0.51%) OpenText
10 1 (0.51%) Twitter
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Talentspa
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Freshtechit
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago