Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £303 per day in advertised job vacancies in St Albans during the 6 months to 24 July 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
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 34.38% 28.85% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.67% 29.41% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
St Albans median daily rate £303 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.46% -3.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £225 £338 £250
90th Percentile £405 £475 £475
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £11.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - -69.01% +51.06%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans. 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
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 30 51 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 93.75% 98.08% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 16
St Albans median daily rate £255 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.14% -8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £103 £313 £138
90th Percentile £381 £471 £819
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
St Albans median hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.71% +110.71% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £28.75 £10.70
90th Percentile £12.10 £30.25 £14.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.72% -8.57% +6.06%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in St Albans

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in St Albans

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in St Albans over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in St Albans

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in St Albans

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 St Albans region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (36.36%) Android SDK
4 4 (36.36%) Android Development
4 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
4 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
4 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
4 4 (36.36%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
4 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Xcode
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 1 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) RESTful
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Android SDK
2 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) WSDL
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Android Development
2 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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