The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Economics
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
213 226 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.49% 29.74% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 113 71
Average daily rate £375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.40 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Economics
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Teradata
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) R
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 4 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) R
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Teradata
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica