The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 47 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 29 10 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.45% 2.04% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.64% 11.49% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £230 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -44.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £182 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £278 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.55 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% -10.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -16.17%
Internet
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 87 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.95% 17.76% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 75
Average daily rate £335 £283 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.53 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £26.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Hertfordshire region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Hertfordshire region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Borehamwood - 6 £245 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 5 - - 1
Watford -4 5 £420 - 4
St Albans - 1 - - 3
Baldock - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Internet also 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 that cited Internet.

1 22 (41.51%) Java
1 22 (41.51%) Manufacturing
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.74%) VPN
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) Linux
6 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
6 17 (32.08%) SQL
7 16 (30.19%) MS Office
7 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
7 16 (30.19%) HP
8 15 (28.30%) OpenView
8 15 (28.30%) OVSD
9 14 (26.42%) CSS
9 14 (26.42%) UNIX
10 13 (24.53%) Retail
11 12 (22.64%) Spring
11 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
11 12 (22.64%) Web Development
12 11 (20.75%) OO
12 11 (20.75%) HTTP
12 11 (20.75%) IBM
12 11 (20.75%) J2EE
12 11 (20.75%) Ant
12 11 (20.75%) Subversion
13 10 (18.87%) Apache
13 10 (18.87%) Marketing
13 10 (18.87%) Degree
14 9 (16.98%) HTML5

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Internet also 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 that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 7 (13.21%) CMS
2 7 (13.21%) MQSeries
2 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (7.55%) lighttpd
4 4 (7.55%) Node.js
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Office
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) VPN
2 11 (20.75%) HTTP
3 7 (13.21%) Intranet
3 7 (13.21%) Extranet
4 6 (11.32%) DNS
4 6 (11.32%) DHCP
5 4 (7.55%) 4G
5 4 (7.55%) GPRS
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) WLAN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.66%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Ant
1 11 (20.75%) Subversion
2 7 (13.21%) Log4j
2 7 (13.21%) JUnit
2 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.43%) Maven
4 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) Grunt
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 22 (41.51%) Manufacturing
2 13 (24.53%) Retail
3 10 (18.87%) Marketing
4 7 (13.21%) Finance
5 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) Service Analyst
4 14 (26.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) Architect
11 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
12 1 (1.89%) Senior Project Manager
12 1 (1.89%) Help Desk Analyst
12 1 (1.89%) Support Technician
12 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) HTML
2 14 (26.42%) CSS
3 12 (22.64%) Spring
4 11 (20.75%) J2EE
5 9 (16.98%) HTML5
6 8 (15.09%) XML
6 8 (15.09%) Ajax
6 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
7 7 (13.21%) XMLBeans
7 7 (13.21%) XSLT
7 7 (13.21%) Struts
7 7 (13.21%) Servlets
7 7 (13.21%) JMS
7 7 (13.21%) CSS3
8 6 (11.32%) JSON
8 6 (11.32%) jQuery
8 6 (11.32%) REST
8 6 (11.32%) SOAP
8 6 (11.32%) Web Services
9 2 (3.77%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Web 2.0
2 4 (7.55%) Open Source
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Statistics
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Linux
3 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
4 14 (26.42%) UNIX
5 7 (13.21%) HPUX
5 7 (13.21%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
1 12 (22.64%) Web Development
2 11 (20.75%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.21%) Content Management
5 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) Web Design
8 3 (5.66%) Use Case
8 3 (5.66%) Data Entry
9 2 (3.77%) RAD
9 2 (3.77%) UML
10 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) XPath
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Sun Certification
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) OpenView
1 15 (28.30%) OVSD
2 1 (1.89%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) HP
2 11 (20.75%) IBM
3 7 (13.21%) Interwoven
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) Sun
5 3 (5.66%) Endeca
6 2 (3.77%) Elastic Path
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) Blue Martini
6 2 (3.77%) ATG
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Cloudera