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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 34.78% 9.62% 26.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.10% 10.42% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£278 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 91.30% 92.31% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 14
Average daily rate £300 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £302 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £90.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (28.57%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Replication
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Tableau
8 2 (14.29%) QlikView
8 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) ERP
9 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) CSS
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (7.14%) HTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
4 2 (14.29%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) Database Security
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards