The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 18 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.15% 8.75% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 30.43% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £530 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £15.83 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+25.11% +21.76%
Internet
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.81% 28.75% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 10
Median daily rate £300 £313 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +26.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £375 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Watford region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Watford region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Internet.

1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) DB2
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) B2B
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (33.33%) Logistics
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) RIA
4 3 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing

Internet
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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) RIA
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) FMCG
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
2 1 (11.11%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware