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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 22.22% 31.25% 13.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% 31.25% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £270 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
36 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 7
Average daily rate £390 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) WordPress
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Magento
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) API Development
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BPEL
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) Laravel
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Django
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) API Development
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) OOP
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Web Design
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) BPEL
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle