The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 56 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.27% 1.65% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.77% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £355 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -13.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
Senior 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
708 620 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.85% 93.23% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 321 295
Average daily rate £377 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £29.75 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Developer
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 Senior Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £500 -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) Open Source
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) SOA
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
6 6 (27.27%) PHP
6 6 (27.27%) MySQL
6 6 (27.27%) Zend
6 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) JSP
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 4 (18.18%) SSL
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) SAML
8 4 (18.18%) JSTL
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SSL
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) ProC
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) jQuery
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (18.18%) JSP
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) SAML
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) JSTL
5 3 (13.64%) Java EE
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) LAMP
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) Struts
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) JMS
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5 Boilerplate
6 2 (9.09%) Spine.js
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) OWASP
6 2 (9.09%) ETL Development
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) Erlang
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Zend
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 2 (9.09%) NetCracker
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft