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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 34.29% 14.29% 19.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.29% 14.29% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £405 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £361 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £405 £468
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 £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
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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
34 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 97.14% 100.00% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 14
Average daily rate £350 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Analytics
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Replication
6 6 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (20.00%) SAP
8 4 (20.00%) ERP
8 4 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (20.00%) Tableau
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (20.00%) QlikView
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Maya
2 1 (5.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.00%) Kinect
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Analytics
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Database Security
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Lua
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) ESRI
3 1 (5.00%) Red Gate