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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.11% 21.09% 25.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.45% 23.31% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 20
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £390 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.22%
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
149 133 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.03% 90.48% 98.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 62 55
Median daily rate £320 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.08 £27.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 (60.47%) HTML
1 26 (60.47%) CSS
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) E-Commerce
6 12 (27.91%) MVC
7 11 (25.58%) jQuery
8 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
8 10 (23.26%) Retail
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.93%) Finance
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) Web Services
10 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
10 8 (18.60%) Web Development
10 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
11 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
11 7 (16.28%) Spring
11 7 (16.28%) Sybase
11 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.95%) XML
12 6 (13.95%) MySQL
12 6 (13.95%) HTML5
12 6 (13.95%) User Experience
13 5 (11.63%) CSS3
13 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
13 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework

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 4 (9.30%) Apache
1 4 (9.30%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.33%) DNN
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Connections
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
1 2 (4.65%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.98%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) DTS
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Ant
2 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.65%) JUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (4.65%) Maven
2 2 (4.65%) Mocha
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 10 (23.26%) Retail
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) CSS
1 26 (60.47%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) jQuery
3 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) Web Services
5 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
5 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
5 7 (16.28%) Spring
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
6 6 (13.95%) XML
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) Ajax
7 5 (11.63%) CSS3
7 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
8 4 (9.30%) JSP
9 3 (6.98%) J2EE
9 3 (6.98%) MSMQ
9 3 (6.98%) SOAP
9 3 (6.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) E-Commerce
2 12 (27.91%) MVC
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
4 8 (18.60%) Web Development
5 5 (11.63%) B2B
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) SEO
7 3 (6.98%) Web Design
8 2 (4.65%) OO
8 2 (4.65%) OOD
8 2 (4.65%) SOA
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) LotusScript
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Sybase
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Intershop
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Actuate
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Lotus
5 1 (2.33%) OpenText
5 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
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