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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 38 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Internet 31 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.17% 1.69% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.20% 12.86% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 4
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£420 £290 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -18.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £290 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £13.50 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +17.18%
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
123 70 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.55% 13.13% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 68
Average daily rate £275 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +46.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Watford -4 6 £448 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - - 1
Borehamwood - 4 £245 -
St Albans - 2 - - 2
Baldock - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (44.23%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) Manufacturing
3 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (38.46%) HTML
4 20 (38.46%) Windows
4 20 (38.46%) Linux
5 19 (36.54%) SQL
6 18 (34.62%) VPN
7 17 (32.69%) UNIX
8 15 (28.85%) HP
8 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
9 14 (26.92%) OpenView
9 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 14 (26.92%) MS Office
9 14 (26.92%) CSS
10 13 (25.00%) Ant
10 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 13 (25.00%) Retail
10 13 (25.00%) OVSD
10 13 (25.00%) Subversion
11 12 (23.08%) IBM
11 12 (23.08%) OO
12 11 (21.15%) HTTP
12 11 (21.15%) J2EE
12 11 (21.15%) Spring
12 11 (21.15%) Ajax
13 10 (19.23%) Finance
13 10 (19.23%) XML
13 10 (19.23%) Apache
13 10 (19.23%) Eclipse

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (19.23%) Apache
2 9 (17.31%) MQSeries
3 8 (15.38%) CMS
4 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
5 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
6 5 (9.62%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (5.77%) lighttpd
8 3 (5.77%) Node.js
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.92%) Drupal
9 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Office
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) VPN
2 11 (21.15%) HTTP
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Intranet
3 6 (11.54%) Extranet
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
4 4 (7.69%) GPRS
4 4 (7.69%) 4G
5 1 (1.92%) WLAN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MySQL
1 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.62%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Ant
1 13 (25.00%) Subversion
2 10 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 9 (17.31%) Log4j
3 9 (17.31%) JUnit
4 5 (9.62%) Maven
5 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.77%) Grunt
General
1 22 (42.31%) Manufacturing
2 13 (25.00%) Retail
3 10 (19.23%) Finance
4 8 (15.38%) Marketing
5 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Administrator
7 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
12 1 (1.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 1 (1.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) HTML
2 14 (26.92%) CSS
3 11 (21.15%) J2EE
3 11 (21.15%) Spring
3 11 (21.15%) Ajax
4 10 (19.23%) XML
5 9 (17.31%) XSLT
5 9 (17.31%) JMS
5 9 (17.31%) Servlets
5 9 (17.31%) Struts
5 9 (17.31%) XMLBeans
6 7 (13.46%) jQuery
6 7 (13.46%) REST
6 7 (13.46%) SOAP
6 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
7 6 (11.54%) Web Services
7 6 (11.54%) HTML5
7 6 (11.54%) JSON
8 5 (9.62%) XHTML
8 5 (9.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Web 2.0
2 4 (7.69%) Statistics
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) RIA
4 1 (1.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) UNIX
3 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
4 9 (17.31%) HPUX
4 9 (17.31%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (23.08%) OO
3 10 (19.23%) Web Development
4 9 (17.31%) Content Management
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) BDD
7 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.69%) UML
7 4 (7.69%) RAD
8 3 (5.77%) Web Design
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Data Entry
8 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.85%) Use Case
9 2 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (36.54%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) XPath
5 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Sun Certification
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCIE
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) OpenView
2 13 (25.00%) OVSD
3 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.92%) Oozie
3 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) HP
2 12 (23.08%) IBM
3 9 (17.31%) Interwoven
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco
5 5 (9.62%) Sun
6 4 (7.69%) Elastic Path
6 4 (7.69%) ATG
6 4 (7.69%) Blue Martini
7 3 (5.77%) Endeca
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.92%) Adobe
9 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix
9 1 (1.92%) Zend
9 1 (1.92%) VMware
9 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
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