The table below looks at the statistics for POCO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POCO over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
POCO (Plain Old CLR Object)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing POCO 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £406
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £406
% change year-on-year
- -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 132 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.95% 22.68% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 77 109
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.06 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

POCO
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing POCO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POCO Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

POCO
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

POCO Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire