Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Internet
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.81% 4.23% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.55% 15.38% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Watford median daily rate £130 £500 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -74.00% +45.45% -23.18%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £188 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -56.40% +14.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 - £11.00

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 55 78 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.47% 27.46% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 12
Watford median daily rate £338 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% -22.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £225 £245 £215
90th Percentile £475 £459 £485
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 - £33.87
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £19.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year -13.82% -9.41% +38.87%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Watford

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Watford

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) EJB
1 5 (62.50%) JDBC
1 5 (62.50%) JSP
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSD
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) HPUX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) RAD
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Log4j
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Mockito
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Log4j
1 5 (62.50%) Mockito
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) EJB
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) JDBC
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) JSP
1 5 (62.50%) REST
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSD
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 4 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) HPUX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) RAD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) DNA
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Talend
3 2 (25.00%) Ariba
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ATG
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Martini
4 1 (12.50%) Demandware
4 1 (12.50%) Elastic Path
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) hybris