The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 36.36% 4.17% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.10% 4.17% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£331 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £288 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £288 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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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
21 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 95.45% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 21
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £160 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Analytics
3 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) ERP
6 7 (36.84%) ETL
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (36.84%) SAP
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) QlikView
6 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
6 7 (36.84%) Tableau
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (21.05%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (15.79%) Star Schema
10 3 (15.79%) Project Management
10 3 (15.79%) CMS
10 3 (15.79%) JSP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (36.84%) QlikView
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (15.79%) Star Schema
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Grunt
1 3 (15.79%) Bower
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.79%) JSP
4 3 (15.79%) XHTML
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Sass
4 3 (15.79%) JSTL
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) ERP
4 7 (36.84%) ETL
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) ESRI