The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 15 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.60% - 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
Senior Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 107 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.34% 97.27% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 79
Median daily rate £450 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £146 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £45.45 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) AWT
3 5 (31.25%) Games
3 5 (31.25%) Swing
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (31.25%) Regular Expression
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
4 4 (25.00%) Haskell
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation

Senior Developer Skill Set
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 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) DTS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Games
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) AWT
1 5 (31.25%) Regular Expression
1 5 (31.25%) Swing
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Haskell
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Zend
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago