The table below looks at the statistics for PDCA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDCA over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PDCA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £650
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 369 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.32% 70.15% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 171 350
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

PDCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PDCA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PDCA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PDCA 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 PDCA.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) PMI
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (100.00%) APMP
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management

PDCA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PDCA 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 PDCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (100.00%) APMP