The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 16 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.73% 3.85% 5.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.29% 21.05% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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
28 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.22% 18.27% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
Average daily rate £316 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -20.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £29.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Internet also 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 that cited Internet.

1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
5 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
5 8 (36.36%) Ajax
5 8 (36.36%) IBM
5 8 (36.36%) DB2
5 8 (36.36%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) UNIX
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) J2EE
6 7 (31.82%) XHTML
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Subversion
7 6 (27.27%) Log4j
7 6 (27.27%) ATG
7 6 (27.27%) Blue Martini
7 6 (27.27%) XMLBeans
7 6 (27.27%) Content Management
7 6 (27.27%) Web 2.0
7 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
7 6 (27.27%) XPath
7 6 (27.27%) JSTL
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (27.27%) Elastic Path
7 6 (27.27%) MQSeries

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Internet also 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 that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (27.27%) MQSeries
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Tridion
2 2 (9.09%) Agresso
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) SSH
2 4 (18.18%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) Telnet
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) PuTTY
4 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Ant
1 6 (27.27%) JUnit
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 6 (27.27%) Log4j
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) Toad
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Mobility Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) XML
2 8 (36.36%) Ajax
3 7 (31.82%) XHTML
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) J2EE
4 6 (27.27%) JDBC
4 6 (27.27%) JSP
4 6 (27.27%) Servlets
4 6 (27.27%) JMS
4 6 (27.27%) XMLBeans
4 6 (27.27%) XSLT
4 6 (27.27%) EJB
4 6 (27.27%) Struts
4 6 (27.27%) JSTL
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Web 2.0
2 4 (18.18%) PKI
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) RIA
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) HPUX
3 6 (27.27%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
2 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Content Management
4 6 (27.27%) UML
4 6 (27.27%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) RAD
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Logistics
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) B2B
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) ITSM
7 2 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) XPath
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) OCA
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) ProxySG
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (13.64%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Interwoven
2 6 (27.27%) Blue Martini
2 6 (27.27%) Elastic Path
2 6 (27.27%) ATG
3 5 (22.73%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) MobileIron
4 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.64%) Sun
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) CA
6 2 (9.09%) Novell