The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the St Albans region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 22.73% 12.90% 57.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.73% 12.90% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 14
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£260 £273 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £311 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 100.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 18
Average daily rate £375 £325 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Omniture
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Omniture
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau