The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 48 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 10 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.55% 1.37% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.49% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Median daily rate £458 £500 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +36.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £395 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
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
619 737 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.97% 92.01% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 384 280
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 64 49
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +13 4 £465 +24.00% 4
St Albans +2 1 - - 3
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 4 (28.57%) Sass
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (14.29%) Grunt
6 2 (14.29%) NServiceBus
6 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) NServiceBus
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) DTS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) Sass
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) LESS
4 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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