The first table below looks at the demand for CTC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 61 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.31% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £538 £363
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+514.03% -3.38%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
143 117 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.50% 18.37% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 78
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
CTC Cleared
East of England

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CTC Cleared across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CTC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CTC Cleared across the Hertfordshire region.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CTC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Watford - - - -
CTC Cleared
East of England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing CTC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CTC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (16.67%) Apache
6 1 (16.67%) RUP
6 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) WSDL
6 1 (16.67%) XSD
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Windows

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing CTC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CTC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (16.67%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Struts2
3 1 (16.67%) DHTML
3 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle