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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 45 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.55% 3.51% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.35% 19.64% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£493 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.79% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% +14.81%
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
98 112 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.71% 17.89% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 34
Average daily rate £370 £308 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 26 January 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 5 £475 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) HTML5
4 14 (32.56%) CSS
5 13 (30.23%) VPN
6 12 (27.91%) CSS3
6 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.91%) Marketing
7 11 (25.58%) Web Development
7 11 (25.58%) Subversion
7 11 (25.58%) MS Office
7 11 (25.58%) Ant
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
7 11 (25.58%) Linux
7 11 (25.58%) OO
8 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
8 10 (23.26%) Java
8 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
8 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
8 10 (23.26%) OpenView
8 10 (23.26%) HP
8 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
8 10 (23.26%) OVSD
9 9 (20.93%) Spring
9 9 (20.93%) TDD
9 9 (20.93%) Retail
9 9 (20.93%) BDD
9 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (20.93%) Apache
10 8 (18.60%) J2EE

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (20.93%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) lighttpd
2 7 (16.28%) Node.js
3 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.65%) Drupal
6 2 (4.65%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) VPN
2 7 (16.28%) Intranet
2 7 (16.28%) Extranet
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Ant
1 11 (25.58%) Subversion
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Grunt
3 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.65%) Log4j
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
General
1 12 (27.91%) Marketing
2 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
3 9 (20.93%) Retail
4 6 (13.95%) Finance
5 2 (4.65%) French Language
5 2 (4.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Service Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
10 1 (2.33%) Demandware Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) HTML5
3 14 (32.56%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) CSS3
5 9 (20.93%) Spring
6 8 (18.60%) J2EE
7 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.30%) REST
8 4 (9.30%) Ajax
8 4 (9.30%) JSON
8 4 (9.30%) XML
9 2 (4.65%) XSLT
9 2 (4.65%) JSP
9 2 (4.65%) Servlets
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) Struts
9 2 (4.65%) Web Services
9 2 (4.65%) Symfony
9 2 (4.65%) jQuery
9 2 (4.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.98%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) HPUX
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Web Development
2 11 (25.58%) OO
3 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
4 9 (20.93%) BDD
4 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Web Design
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.98%) Content Management
8 3 (6.98%) Use Case
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.65%) UML
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) Stress Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) XPath
3 2 (4.65%) PHP
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) OpenView
1 10 (23.26%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) HP
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.98%) Endeca
5 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Sun
5 2 (4.65%) Interwoven
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.33%) Demandware