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 26 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.69% 1.82% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.96% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
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£388 £395 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £245 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £406 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
612 716 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.01% 93.23% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 367 339
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 21
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.86 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.74% +70.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 March 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 +9 3 £388 +40.90% 1
Welwyn Garden City +8 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - - 4
Stevenage - - - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Node.js
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) LAMP
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5 Boilerplate
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (26.67%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) lighttpd
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Grunt
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) ProC
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) LAMP
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5 Boilerplate
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (13.33%) Spine.js
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Struts2
5 2 (13.33%) WF
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) OWASP
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) NetCracker
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