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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.54% 1.04% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.05% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £563 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -22.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
108 95 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 91.53% 98.96% 98.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 44
Median daily rate £450 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Haskell
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) AWT
5 2 (20.00%) Swing
5 2 (20.00%) Games
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Zend
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XML

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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) AWT
2 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) BDD
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Haskell
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend