Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem-Solving
Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +23
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 5 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 8.93% 7.61% 17.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 10.77% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 14
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £230 £360 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.11% -18.85% +343.63%
10th Percentile £215 £212 £259
90th Percentile £245 £456 £600
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £370 £444
% change year-on-year +11.49% -16.57% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.15 £9.07 £11.88
% change year-on-year +111.25% -23.71% -60.39%

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 89.29% 70.65% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 52 38
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £440 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -10.39% +4.63%
10th Percentile £208 £227 £157
90th Percentile £516 £473 £540
Hertfordshire median daily rate £445 £400 £444
% change year-on-year +11.25% -9.86% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £17.32 £38.60
% change year-on-year +55.89% -55.13% +40.36%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Hemel Hempstead

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Hemel Hempstead

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) EAI
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) EAI
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto