The median contractor rate for a Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 9 1
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 117 72 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.54% 11.16% 20.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 11.56% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 98
Median daily rate £388 £419 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +15.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £299 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 585 623 826
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.71% 96.59% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 320 434
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 35 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.30 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Hertfordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Hertfordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Hertfordshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Hertfordshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +3 26 £350 -17.64% 26
Hatfield - 12 £450 - 6
Rickmansworth +7 7 £255 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +9 6 £360 -10.00% 5
Welwyn Garden City +4 4 £475 +65.21% 2
Borehamwood +1 1 £275 -38.88% 3
Hertford 0 1 £313 - 1
St Albans -1 1 £300 -33.33% 23
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 117 (49.79%) JavaScript
2 102 (43.40%) Java
3 101 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (36.17%) HTML
5 80 (34.04%) .NET
6 76 (32.34%) CSS
7 69 (29.36%) TDD
8 66 (28.09%) C#
9 61 (25.96%) SQL
10 55 (23.40%) SQL Server
11 51 (21.70%) ASP.NET
12 49 (20.85%) jQuery
12 49 (20.85%) AngularJS
13 44 (18.72%) HTML5
14 43 (18.30%) Web Services
15 41 (17.45%) MVC
16 39 (16.60%) RESTful
17 37 (15.74%) JSON
18 36 (15.32%) XML
18 36 (15.32%) BDD
19 33 (14.04%) Scrum
20 32 (13.62%) OO
20 32 (13.62%) Spring
20 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
21 31 (13.19%) DevOps
22 30 (12.77%) CSS3
23 26 (11.06%) E-Commerce
24 24 (10.21%) T-SQL
24 24 (10.21%) Web Development
24 24 (10.21%) REST

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.26%) CMS
2 9 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.83%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.83%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.40%) IIS
4 6 (2.55%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (1.28%) Magnolia
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.70%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.85%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (1.70%) Boomi
3 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.70%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.70%) VoIP
1 4 (1.70%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.28%) HTTP
2 3 (1.28%) SSL
3 2 (0.85%) DNS
3 2 (0.85%) IMAP
3 2 (0.85%) Internet
3 2 (0.85%) SMTP
4 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.81%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.11%) MySQL
5 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.26%) Big Data
6 10 (4.26%) Sybase ASE
7 9 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.83%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.98%) QlikView
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.70%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.38%) Subversion
3 15 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.68%) gulp
4 11 (4.68%) JIRA
5 10 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.40%) Grunt
7 6 (2.55%) PHPUnit
7 6 (2.55%) webpack
8 5 (2.13%) Maven
8 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.28%) Gradle
9 3 (1.28%) Mocha
9 3 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.28%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.28%) Xcode
10 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.85%) Protractor
General
1 18 (7.66%) Finance
2 13 (5.53%) Retail
3 4 (1.70%) Interactive Media
4 3 (1.28%) Automotive
4 3 (1.28%) Law
5 2 (0.85%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Publishing
5 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (36.17%) HTML
2 80 (34.04%) .NET
3 76 (32.34%) CSS
4 51 (21.70%) ASP.NET
5 49 (20.85%) AngularJS
5 49 (20.85%) jQuery
6 44 (18.72%) HTML5
7 43 (18.30%) Web Services
8 39 (16.60%) RESTful
9 37 (15.74%) JSON
10 36 (15.32%) XML
11 32 (13.62%) Spring
12 30 (12.77%) CSS3
13 24 (10.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (10.21%) REST
13 24 (10.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (8.51%) Hibernate
14 20 (8.51%) Sass
15 19 (8.09%) .NET Framework
15 19 (8.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
1 11 (4.68%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.40%) NHS
2 8 (3.40%) User Experience
3 7 (2.98%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.98%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.98%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.98%) DataPower
4 5 (2.13%) W3C
5 4 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) iPad
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
7 2 (0.85%) Tandem
8 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.51%) Linux
2 18 (7.66%) Windows
3 12 (5.11%) Android
4 10 (4.26%) Unix
5 6 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (29.36%) TDD
3 41 (17.45%) MVC
4 36 (15.32%) BDD
5 33 (14.04%) Scrum
6 32 (13.62%) OO
7 31 (13.19%) DevOps
8 26 (11.06%) E-Commerce
9 24 (10.21%) Web Development
10 23 (9.79%) Microservices
11 22 (9.36%) Front End Development
12 17 (7.23%) Open Source
13 15 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.68%) API Development
15 11 (4.68%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.68%) Unit Testing
16 10 (4.26%) Kanban
17 9 (3.83%) CRM
17 9 (3.83%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 117 (49.79%) JavaScript
2 102 (43.40%) Java
3 66 (28.09%) C#
4 61 (25.96%) SQL
5 24 (10.21%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.68%) PHP
7 10 (4.26%) Groovy
7 10 (4.26%) Python
8 8 (3.40%) C
8 8 (3.40%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.98%) Clojure
9 7 (2.98%) F#
9 7 (2.98%) Go
9 7 (2.98%) Rust
9 7 (2.98%) Scala
10 6 (2.55%) PHP 5
10 6 (2.55%) PHP 7
10 6 (2.55%) XPath
11 5 (2.13%) ES6
11 5 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (2.55%) Degree
2 5 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) WAI
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.96%) Puppet
3 7 (2.98%) Ansible
3 7 (2.98%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (1.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.53%) Oracle
3 10 (4.26%) Sybase
4 8 (3.40%) IBM
5 7 (2.98%) Google
6 5 (2.13%) SAP
7 4 (1.70%) Dell
7 4 (1.70%) Telerik
8 3 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.28%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.85%) Apple
9 2 (0.85%) Teradata
9 2 (0.85%) Zend
10 1 (0.43%) New Relic
10 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.43%) Serena
10 1 (0.43%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.43%) VMware
10 1 (0.43%) Xerox
St. Albans
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