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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.79% 20.37% 31.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.55% 21.43% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 17
Median daily rate £375 £361 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.86% +8.57%
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
110 154 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.83% 95.06% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 78 65
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 24 (64.86%) HTML
3 23 (62.16%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
5 13 (35.14%) MVC
5 13 (35.14%) jQuery
6 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (32.43%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.03%) Front End Development
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) Web Development
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle
9 8 (21.62%) Apache
9 8 (21.62%) HTML5
10 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (18.92%) Linux
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) .NET
10 7 (18.92%) PHP
10 7 (18.92%) MySQL
10 7 (18.92%) Retail
11 6 (16.22%) C#
11 6 (16.22%) OO
11 6 (16.22%) User Experience
12 5 (13.51%) CSS3
12 5 (13.51%) Finance
12 5 (13.51%) LAMP
12 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET

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 8 (21.62%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
1 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
1 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) CouchDB
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.11%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Mocha
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) HTML
2 23 (62.16%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
5 8 (21.62%) HTML5
6 7 (18.92%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.51%) CSS3
7 5 (13.51%) LAMP
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 5 (13.51%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.81%) LESS
8 4 (10.81%) Sass
8 4 (10.81%) Spring
8 4 (10.81%) XHTML
9 3 (8.11%) Ajax
9 3 (8.11%) Symfony
9 3 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) iPhone
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
2 13 (35.14%) MVC
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Front End Development
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
6 6 (16.22%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.11%) Refactoring
9 3 (8.11%) Release Management
9 3 (8.11%) SEO
9 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
9 3 (8.11%) Web Design
10 2 (5.41%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.41%) Apex Code
7 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.41%) SOQL
7 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Zend
3 3 (8.11%) Intershop
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Actuate
5 1 (2.70%) OpenText
5 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase
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