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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 1 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 38.10% 22.86% 34.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.11% 22.86% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £250 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £144 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
19 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 90.48% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 14
Median daily rate £250 £390 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (26.67%) Android SDK
4 4 (26.67%) Android Development
4 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
4 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Objective-C
4 4 (26.67%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (13.33%) Xcode

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
1 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Xcode
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) RESTful
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Android SDK
3 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) JMS
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) WSDL
6 1 (6.67%) XSD
6 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) BDD
2 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
3 3 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) API Development
5 1 (6.67%) BPEL
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Objective-C
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore