The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Job Titles advertised 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.20% 97.67% 98.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 27
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £191 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Software Developer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Software Developer in their job title 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 with Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Software Developer in their job title 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 with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL