The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 21 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.17% 4.88% 7.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 28.57% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £14.40
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +2.43%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.75% 17.07% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Average daily rate £309 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% +48.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +197.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Internet
Hertfordshire

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 10 July 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) Ajax
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) XML
4 11 (61.11%) XSLT
4 11 (61.11%) UNIX
4 11 (61.11%) Struts
4 11 (61.11%) Solaris
4 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) Servlets
4 11 (61.11%) J2EE
4 11 (61.11%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) Ant
4 11 (61.11%) JUnit
4 11 (61.11%) OO
4 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
4 11 (61.11%) RDBMS
4 11 (61.11%) XMLBeans
4 11 (61.11%) Web 2.0
4 11 (61.11%) XPath
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 11 (61.11%) Log4j
4 11 (61.11%) Subversion
4 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
5 9 (50.00%) JSP
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) Retail
7 7 (38.89%) Spring

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 5 (27.78%) Alfresco
3 5 (27.78%) Apache
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 3 (16.67%) Drupal
6 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) RiskWrite
2 4 (22.22%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Intranet
2 3 (16.67%) Extranet
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) RFID
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) RDBMS
1 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (27.78%) DB2
3 5 (27.78%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (27.78%) MySQL
3 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
1 11 (61.11%) Log4j
1 11 (61.11%) Subversion
1 11 (61.11%) Ant
1 11 (61.11%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (27.78%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) DBA
7 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.56%) Database Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Support
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) XML
2 12 (66.67%) Ajax
3 11 (61.11%) XMLBeans
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) XSLT
3 11 (61.11%) Servlets
3 11 (61.11%) Struts
3 11 (61.11%) J2EE
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) JSP
5 7 (38.89%) XHTML
5 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (38.89%) Spring
6 6 (33.33%) JMS
7 5 (27.78%) JSF
8 4 (22.22%) JSTL
8 4 (22.22%) EJB
8 4 (22.22%) JDBC
9 3 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Web 2.0
2 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
1 11 (61.11%) Solaris
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) RAD
4 4 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) XPath
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Interwoven
3 4 (22.22%) ATG
3 4 (22.22%) Blue Martini
3 4 (22.22%) Elastic Path
4 3 (16.67%) Zend
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Sage
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco