The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 25 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.

Senior Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.26% 2.96% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.99% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £363 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.04% +24.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.93% +7.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 137 134 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 86.16% 99.26% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 69
Median daily rate £375 £310 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -14.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% +16.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Watford

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Watford

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Watford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Watford

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Watford

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Watford region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Babel
3 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements

Senior Developer Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Babel
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata