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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 60 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 11 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.10% 1.91% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.03% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 23
Average daily rate
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£465 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.10% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.15
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -19.04%
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
689 542 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.38% 94.10% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 278 417
Average daily rate £375 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 68
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 - 1 £450 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 3
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) OO
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) Subversion
4 8 (38.10%) Marketing
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (33.33%) Open Source
5 7 (33.33%) Node.js
5 7 (33.33%) Grunt
5 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (33.33%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (33.33%) lighttpd
5 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Web Design
5 7 (33.33%) Internet
5 7 (33.33%) Ant
5 7 (33.33%) Apache
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) Node.js
1 7 (33.33%) lighttpd
1 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) ColdFusion
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.76%) Drupal
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 7 (33.33%) Grunt
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Ant
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Marketing
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 8 (38.10%) CSS3
3 6 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 5 (23.81%) Spring
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) EJB
7 1 (4.76%) XHTML
7 1 (4.76%) JMS
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) JSF
7 1 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) OO
3 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (33.33%) BDD
3 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Web Design
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Erlang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) BEA
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) ATG
3 1 (4.76%) VocaLink
3 1 (4.76%) Venda