The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VocaLink Limited.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £390
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VocaLink
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 425 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.63% 58.22% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 216 174
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £9.03 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £18.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VocaLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VocaLink
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VocaLink Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VocaLink
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
VocaLink
East of England

VocaLink
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VocaLink.

1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) IBM