The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.76% 22.58% 21.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.03% 24.48% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 12
Median daily rate £425 £363 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £349 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £376 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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 Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 143 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.79% 92.26% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 47
Median daily rate £310 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £8.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £13.25 £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Watford region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Watford region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Watford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
1 29 (69.05%) CSS
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
4 15 (35.71%) jQuery
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (33.33%) MVC
6 12 (28.57%) Java
7 11 (26.19%) Retail
7 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
8 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) .NET
9 9 (21.43%) Web Development
10 8 (19.05%) XML
10 8 (19.05%) User Experience
11 7 (16.67%) HTML5
11 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (16.67%) MySQL
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (14.29%) Ajax
12 6 (14.29%) C#
12 6 (14.29%) Apache
12 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 6 (14.29%) CSS3
13 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Connections
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
1 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) DB2
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) DTS
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Ant
1 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
1 2 (4.76%) JUnit
1 2 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (4.76%) Maven
1 2 (4.76%) Mocha
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 11 (26.19%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) CSS
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 15 (35.71%) jQuery
4 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 9 (21.43%) .NET
6 8 (19.05%) XML
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.67%) HTML5
8 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (14.29%) Ajax
8 6 (14.29%) CSS3
8 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.90%) JSON
9 5 (11.90%) Web Services
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (9.52%) LESS
10 4 (9.52%) Sass
10 4 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) RIA
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
4 9 (21.43%) Web Development
5 5 (11.90%) B2B
5 5 (11.90%) CRM
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) SDLC
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) SEO
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Web Design
8 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) SOQL
7 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) LotusScript
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Intershop
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.76%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Actuate
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
4 1 (2.38%) OpenText
4 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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