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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 17 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.27% 9.17% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 47.62% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.18 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+23.51% +12.44%
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
26 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.22% 19.27% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate £375 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Maven

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Log4j
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) XMLBeans
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) XPath
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) Interwoven
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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