Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 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.

Open Source
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.26% 2.97% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 3.32% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Watford median daily rate £300 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +8.97% -44.29%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £456 £395
% change year-on-year -10.96% +15.51% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 339 391 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.60% 89.27% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 180 108
Watford median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £212 £205
90th Percentile £550 £588 £533
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.72% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 7
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.45 £11.87
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £15.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.20% -30.00% +19.03%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Watford

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Open Source
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft