The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 34 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.11% 24.06% 28.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.19% 24.24% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
135 132 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 95.74% 99.25% 98.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 21
Average daily rate £363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £98 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £106.48 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 46 (68.66%) JavaScript
2 35 (52.24%) HTML
3 30 (44.78%) E-Commerce
4 27 (40.30%) XHTML
5 26 (38.81%) Linux
5 26 (38.81%) CSS
6 24 (35.82%) Java
7 21 (31.34%) SQL
8 19 (28.36%) JSP
9 17 (25.37%) OO
9 17 (25.37%) MVC
10 16 (23.88%) W3C
10 16 (23.88%) J2EE
10 16 (23.88%) Semantic HTML
10 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
11 15 (22.39%) Web Services
12 14 (20.90%) Subversion
13 13 (19.40%) JSTL
13 13 (19.40%) .NET
13 13 (19.40%) C#
13 13 (19.40%) UNIX
14 12 (17.91%) jQuery
15 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.42%) MySQL
15 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
16 10 (14.93%) XML
16 10 (14.93%) JMS
16 10 (14.93%) Internet
16 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (14.93%) MongoDB

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 9 (13.43%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) MQSeries
2 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (10.45%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.96%) CMS
3 6 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (7.46%) nginx
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) WordPress
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Tridion
2 3 (4.48%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.42%) MySQL
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.43%) DB2
4 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
7 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
7 5 (7.46%) Redis
7 5 (7.46%) CouchDB
8 4 (5.97%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (5.97%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Subversion
2 9 (13.43%) JUnit
3 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.45%) Ant
3 7 (10.45%) Log4j
3 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.96%) Grunt
4 6 (8.96%) Bower
5 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.46%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.97%) ProC
7 2 (2.99%) Maven
7 2 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Billing
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) XHTML
3 26 (38.81%) CSS
4 19 (28.36%) JSP
5 16 (23.88%) J2EE
5 16 (23.88%) Semantic HTML
6 15 (22.39%) Web Services
7 13 (19.40%) .NET
7 13 (19.40%) JSTL
8 12 (17.91%) jQuery
9 10 (14.93%) XML
9 10 (14.93%) JMS
9 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
10 9 (13.43%) Spring
10 9 (13.43%) Ajax
11 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.94%) XSLT
11 8 (11.94%) Struts
11 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) W3C
2 8 (11.94%) User Experience
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.99%) RIA
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) UNIX
3 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) HPUX
3 7 (10.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) E-Commerce
2 17 (25.37%) OO
2 17 (25.37%) MVC
3 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.43%) UML
5 7 (10.45%) RAD
5 7 (10.45%) Content Management
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.96%) CRM
7 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.46%) Web Development
7 5 (7.46%) Refactoring
7 5 (7.46%) Release Management
7 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.97%) Open Source
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
9 3 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.48%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.82%) Java
3 21 (31.34%) SQL
4 13 (19.40%) C#
5 9 (13.43%) C
5 9 (13.43%) PHP
6 8 (11.94%) Perl
7 7 (10.45%) XPath
7 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.46%) PHP5
9 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) Clojure
10 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
1 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
1 8 (11.94%) Zend
2 7 (10.45%) Elastic Path
2 7 (10.45%) IBM
2 7 (10.45%) Interwoven
2 7 (10.45%) ATG
2 7 (10.45%) Blue Martini
3 6 (8.96%) Sybase
4 4 (5.97%) Google
4 4 (5.97%) NetCracker
5 2 (2.99%) Facebook
5 2 (2.99%) Talend
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
Watford, Hertfordshire
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