The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the St Albans region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 29.41% 9.68% 38.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.25% 10.00% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £525 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +35.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans 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
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
16 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 94.12% 96.77% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 11
Median daily rate £400 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.05 - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 St Albans region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Integration

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (9.09%) API Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
1 1 (9.09%) Netezza
1 1 (9.09%) Sybase