Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertford during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Hertfordshire > Hertford
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertford 35.29% 30.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 35.29% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Hertford median daily rate £325 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -11.43% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% +2.74% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertford
Contract vacancies in Hertford with a recognized job title 17 12 7
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 92.31% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Hertford median daily rate £425 £350 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +19.15% -41.25%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £251
90th Percentile £538 £450 £332
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Hertford median hourly rate £13.50 £11.33 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.15% -53.28% -
10th Percentile £9.36 £11.33 £17.83
90th Percentile £13.75 £11.33 £31.28
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -6.45% -4.62%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertford.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Hertford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Hertford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Hertford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Hertford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Hertford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Hertford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) W3C
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (33.33%) RequireJS
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) API Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft