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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.00% 12.00% 10.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.21% 12.12% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 11
Median daily rate £455 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.35% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £350 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
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
99 99 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.29% 99.00% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 75
Median daily rate £460 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.73 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.30% -23.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 31 (50.82%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 26 (42.62%) CSS
3 26 (42.62%) E-Commerce
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 18 (29.51%) MVC
6 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
6 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 16 (26.23%) XHTML
7 15 (24.59%) OO
7 15 (24.59%) Finance
8 14 (22.95%) PHP
9 13 (21.31%) Linux
10 12 (19.67%) Zend
11 11 (18.03%) Magento
11 11 (18.03%) OO PHP
11 11 (18.03%) MySQL
12 10 (16.39%) Apache
12 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
13 9 (14.75%) Internet
13 9 (14.75%) XSL
13 9 (14.75%) JSP
14 8 (13.11%) J2EE
14 8 (13.11%) Sybase
14 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
14 8 (13.11%) LAMP
14 8 (13.11%) TDD
14 8 (13.11%) MongoDB

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 10 (16.39%) Apache
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.84%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.56%) CMS
4 4 (6.56%) NServiceBus
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.92%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.64%) DNN
6 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Slack
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Internet
2 7 (11.48%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) MySQL
3 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (8.20%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (4.92%) DB2
8 3 (4.92%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.64%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
2 3 (4.92%) Ant
2 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) JUnit
2 3 (4.92%) Log4j
2 3 (4.92%) Mockito
2 3 (4.92%) Selenium
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) JBehave
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Games
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) French Language
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) HTML
2 26 (42.62%) CSS
3 16 (26.23%) Web Services
3 16 (26.23%) XHTML
4 9 (14.75%) JSP
4 9 (14.75%) XSL
5 8 (13.11%) J2EE
5 8 (13.11%) LAMP
6 7 (11.48%) .NET
6 7 (11.48%) EJB
6 7 (11.48%) Servlets
7 6 (9.84%) Ajax
7 6 (9.84%) SOAP
7 6 (9.84%) XML
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.20%) AWT
8 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.20%) JSON
8 5 (8.20%) Spring
8 5 (8.20%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) RIA
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) HPUX
3 3 (4.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) E-Commerce
2 18 (29.51%) MVC
3 15 (24.59%) OO
4 11 (18.03%) OO PHP
5 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.11%) TDD
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.48%) Open Source
7 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
8 5 (8.20%) B2B
8 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.56%) CRM
9 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.56%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
1 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) PHP
4 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Haskell
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Zend
2 8 (13.11%) Sybase
3 7 (11.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) ATG
4 3 (4.92%) Blue Martini
4 3 (4.92%) Elastic Path
4 3 (4.92%) Interwoven
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
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