The median contractor rate for a Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 3 months to 30 March 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 / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 5.36% 17.24% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 18.52% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £488 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City. 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 54 54 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 96.43% 93.10% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 13
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Welwyn Garden City

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Welwyn Garden City

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Welwyn Garden City

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Welwyn Garden City region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 8 (47.06%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) Maven
7 5 (29.41%) QA
7 5 (29.41%) Ant
7 5 (29.41%) OOD
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) Puppet
7 5 (29.41%) ATDD
7 5 (29.41%) Gradle
7 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (29.41%) Ansible
7 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
7 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
7 5 (29.41%) Complexity Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
8 4 (23.53%) C#

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Magnolia
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Ant
2 5 (29.41%) Gradle
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) FxCop
3 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 2 (11.76%) gulp
3 2 (11.76%) Moq
3 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
3 2 (11.76%) StyleCop
4 1 (5.88%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Interactive Media
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) AutoMapper
5 2 (11.76%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) React
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) XSL
5 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
1 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Contactless
3 2 (11.76%) EMV
3 2 (11.76%) FMCG
3 2 (11.76%) W3C
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) BDD
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) ATDD
5 5 (29.41%) Complexity Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) OOD
6 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
6 4 (23.53%) Web Design
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Code Coverage
8 2 (11.76%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) SEO
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Clojure
4 3 (17.65%) Go
4 3 (17.65%) Rust
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) F#
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Xerox