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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 42.31% 43.59% 47.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.31% 45.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £272 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £455 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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
26 75 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 100.00% 96.15% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 52 6
Average daily rate £350 £375 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015, 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 11 (42.31%) Java
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Couchbase
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) Spring
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 5 (19.23%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) Teradata
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) VBA
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.54%) System Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
9 3 (11.54%) REST
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) ERwin
9 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 3 (11.54%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Couchbase
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) Data Mart
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) ERwin
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.85%) StyleCop
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) J2EE
2 7 (26.92%) Spring
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) TDD
2 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
2 3 (11.54%) System Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (11.54%) SOA
2 3 (11.54%) ETL
2 3 (11.54%) MVC
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Content Management
3 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) MVVM
4 1 (3.85%) BDD
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) CQRS
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
4 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VBA
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Teradata
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk