The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 12.82% 50.00% 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.15% 50.00% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 23
Average daily rate £335 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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 Welwyn Garden City 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
33 30 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 84.62% 100.00% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 42
Average daily rate £325 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £12.12 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.23 - £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) OO
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Web Design
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) HTML5
7 5 (29.41%) CSS3
7 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (29.41%) User Experience
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (23.53%) SMACSS
8 4 (23.53%) Sass
8 4 (23.53%) LESS
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (23.53%) Digital Media
8 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (23.53%) Social Media
8 4 (23.53%) UX Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
1 4 (23.53%) Multimedia
1 4 (23.53%) Publishing
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (29.41%) CSS3
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (23.53%) LESS
6 4 (23.53%) Sass
6 4 (23.53%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Express
7 2 (11.76%) React
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Media
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) FreeBSD
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) NetBSD
2 1 (5.88%) OpenBSD
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) OO
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (29.41%) Web Design
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Content Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Email Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) SMACSS
3 4 (23.53%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) UX Design
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk