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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 57 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.85% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £538 £397
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +35.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.13
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 118 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.48% 19.19% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 68
Average daily rate £278 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -49.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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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

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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (28.57%) Spring
6 2 (28.57%) JSF
6 2 (28.57%) Maven
6 2 (28.57%) JasperReports
6 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) GIS
6 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Workflow
6 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Liferay
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (28.57%) JasperReports
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) JSF
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Struts2
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) DHTML
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) RUP
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle