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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 18 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.25% 8.76% 5.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 41.38% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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
26 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.84% 21.17% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) PKI
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (46.67%) Identity Management
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (40.00%) MobileIron
5 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) F5
7 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) UML
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) LAMP
8 2 (13.33%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) Juniper
8 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 2 (13.33%) PHP
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Log4j
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Mobility Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobility Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) Symfony
4 2 (13.33%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) XMLBeans
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Identity Management
3 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Content Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Clojure
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) MobileIron
2 4 (26.67%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.67%) Elastic Path
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Martini
4 1 (6.67%) ATG
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle