The first table below looks at the demand for Tridion 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 Tridion over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Business Applications 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SDL Tridion
Rank 30 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Tridion 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.19% 4.60% 3.51%
As % of the Business Applications category 23.08% 44.44% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £226 £325
% change year-on-year
+41.43% -30.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
Business Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
13 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.49% 10.34% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate £388 £500 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £500 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Tridion
Hertfordshire

Tridion
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tridion across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Tridion Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Tridion 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 Tridion.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) JDBC
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) RAD
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Tridion 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 Tridion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Log4j
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) JDBC
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) RAD
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Interwoven
1 5 (100.00%) ATG
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Martini
1 5 (100.00%) Elastic Path