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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 23 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.47% 18.52% 24.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.73% 19.42% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
93 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.94% 95.37% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 39
Average daily rate £400 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
2 21 (51.22%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) CSS
4 18 (43.90%) MVC
5 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
5 17 (41.46%) jQuery
6 14 (34.15%) OO
6 14 (34.15%) .NET
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
7 13 (31.71%) C#
7 13 (31.71%) Front End Development
8 11 (26.83%) HTML5
8 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
9 10 (24.39%) Java
9 10 (24.39%) SQL
9 10 (24.39%) JSON
10 9 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (19.51%) Sass
11 8 (19.51%) LESS
11 8 (19.51%) CSS3
11 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (19.51%) Retail
11 8 (19.51%) Ajax
12 7 (17.07%) MySQL
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) Apache
12 7 (17.07%) Entity Framework
13 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
13 6 (14.63%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (17.07%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) nginx
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
1 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) CouchDB
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.32%) Redis
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) Mercurial
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (19.51%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 19 (46.34%) CSS
3 17 (41.46%) jQuery
4 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
5 11 (26.83%) HTML5
6 10 (24.39%) JSON
7 9 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (19.51%) Ajax
8 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (19.51%) CSS3
8 8 (19.51%) LESS
8 8 (19.51%) Sass
9 7 (17.07%) Entity Framework
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 5 (12.20%) LAMP
12 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
12 4 (9.76%) RESTful
12 4 (9.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
2 2 (4.88%) iPhone
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) MVC
2 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
3 14 (34.15%) OO
4 13 (31.71%) Front End Development
5 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) Web Development
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.32%) Release Management
9 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) Apex Code
6 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) SOQL
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Zend
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
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