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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 17 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.94% 0.63% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £465 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
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
133 147 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.79% 92.45% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 70 48
Median daily rate £320 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £8.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.25 £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling

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 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
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