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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.48% 25.23% 18.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.97% 25.71% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 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 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £392 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
121 105 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 93.80% 98.13% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 22
Average daily rate £350 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £29.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 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 44 (69.84%) JavaScript
2 38 (60.32%) HTML
3 30 (47.62%) CSS
3 30 (47.62%) E-Commerce
4 27 (42.86%) XHTML
5 25 (39.68%) Linux
6 23 (36.51%) Java
7 20 (31.75%) SQL
8 19 (30.16%) JSP
9 17 (26.98%) W3C
9 17 (26.98%) Semantic HTML
10 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
11 14 (22.22%) OO
12 13 (20.63%) UNIX
12 13 (20.63%) Web Services
12 13 (20.63%) J2EE
12 13 (20.63%) JSTL
13 12 (19.05%) Subversion
13 12 (19.05%) MVC
14 11 (17.46%) MySQL
15 10 (15.87%) User Experience
15 10 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (15.87%) MongoDB
16 9 (14.29%) Sass
16 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 9 (14.29%) Internet
16 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (14.29%) Oracle
16 9 (14.29%) C
16 9 (14.29%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) CMS
2 7 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.52%) MQSeries
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.94%) nginx
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Tridion
2 3 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.46%) MySQL
3 10 (15.87%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.70%) DB2
4 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.94%) CouchDB
7 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
7 5 (7.94%) Redis
8 4 (6.35%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Subversion
2 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Grunt
2 7 (11.11%) Bower
3 6 (9.52%) Log4j
3 6 (9.52%) Ant
3 6 (9.52%) JUnit
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.35%) ProC
4 4 (6.35%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Xcode
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) HTML
2 30 (47.62%) CSS
3 27 (42.86%) XHTML
4 19 (30.16%) JSP
5 17 (26.98%) Semantic HTML
6 13 (20.63%) J2EE
6 13 (20.63%) Web Services
6 13 (20.63%) JSTL
7 10 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 9 (14.29%) Sass
9 8 (12.70%) Ajax
9 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
9 8 (12.70%) Spring
9 8 (12.70%) jQuery
9 8 (12.70%) XML
9 8 (12.70%) Struts
9 8 (12.70%) JMS
9 8 (12.70%) .NET
10 6 (9.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) W3C
2 10 (15.87%) User Experience
3 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.17%) RIA
5 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) UNIX
3 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) HPUX
3 6 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) E-Commerce
2 14 (22.22%) OO
3 12 (19.05%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.52%) RAD
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
5 6 (9.52%) UML
5 6 (9.52%) Content Management
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.94%) Open Source
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum
7 4 (6.35%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.35%) Release Management
8 3 (4.76%) OO PHP
8 3 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (69.84%) JavaScript
2 23 (36.51%) Java
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) PHP
4 9 (14.29%) C
5 8 (12.70%) C#
6 7 (11.11%) Perl
7 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.52%) XPath
8 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.35%) PHP5
10 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.59%) Clojure
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
1 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Zend
3 7 (11.11%) IBM
4 6 (9.52%) Sybase
4 6 (9.52%) Interwoven
4 6 (9.52%) ATG
4 6 (9.52%) Blue Martini
4 6 (9.52%) Elastic Path
5 4 (6.35%) NetCracker
6 2 (3.17%) Google
6 2 (3.17%) Facebook
6 2 (3.17%) Talend
6 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.59%) Adobe
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