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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 53 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 3.62% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.57% 19.01% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
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£475 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £9.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -41.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
115 121 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.62% 19.06% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 51
Average daily rate £355 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
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 £11.10 £10.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
(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 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) HTML
3 16 (40.00%) CSS
4 14 (35.00%) HTML5
5 13 (32.50%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) Marketing
6 12 (30.00%) Web Development
6 12 (30.00%) Subversion
6 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 12 (30.00%) OO
6 12 (30.00%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) Ant
6 12 (30.00%) VPN
6 12 (30.00%) CSS3
7 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Retail
8 10 (25.00%) Spring
8 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
9 9 (22.50%) Apache
9 9 (22.50%) TDD
9 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
9 9 (22.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (22.50%) BDD
10 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Open Source
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) MS Office
10 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.00%) HP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) lighttpd
2 7 (17.50%) Node.js
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
4 3 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) VPN
2 7 (17.50%) Intranet
2 7 (17.50%) Extranet
3 4 (10.00%) 4G
3 4 (10.00%) GPRS
4 3 (7.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Subversion
1 12 (30.00%) Ant
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Grunt
3 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 3 (7.50%) Log4j
4 3 (7.50%) Maven
General
1 13 (32.50%) Marketing
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.50%) Finance
6 1 (2.50%) French Language
6 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) HTML
2 16 (40.00%) CSS
3 14 (35.00%) HTML5
4 12 (30.00%) CSS3
5 10 (25.00%) Spring
6 7 (17.50%) J2EE
7 6 (15.00%) JSON
7 6 (15.00%) Ajax
7 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (15.00%) XML
8 5 (12.50%) REST
9 4 (10.00%) jQuery
9 4 (10.00%) SOAP
10 3 (7.50%) Struts
10 3 (7.50%) Web Services
10 3 (7.50%) Servlets
10 3 (7.50%) XSLT
10 3 (7.50%) JMS
10 3 (7.50%) XMLBeans
11 2 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.00%) Statistics
4 3 (7.50%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) PMI
5 1 (2.50%) RIA
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (7.50%) HPUX
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Web Development
1 12 (30.00%) OO
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (10.00%) Content Management
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Use Case
10 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.50%) Project Management
11 1 (2.50%) B2B
11 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) XPath
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) OpenView
1 7 (17.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 7 (17.50%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Interwoven
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Sun
5 3 (7.50%) Endeca
6 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.50%) Demandware
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