Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Algorithms
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 66 90
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24 -3
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 18 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.12% 2.56% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.40% 7.44% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
East of England median daily rate £415 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.73% -2.60% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - £39.50

Algorithms is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 530 484 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.08% 34.38% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 265 228
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £181 £213
90th Percentile £569 £558 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £386
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.39% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 54
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% -25.58% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.10 £34.65 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.40 £22.00
% change year-on-year +0.31% +47.27% -5.38%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Hertfordshire

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Algorithms in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in Hertfordshire

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in Hertfordshire

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in Hertfordshire

Algorithms
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 Algorithms within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 9 £285 -
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 - -
Algorithms
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms 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 Algorithms.

1 10 (55.56%) C
2 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) Wireless
3 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
3 7 (38.89%) 3GPP
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) VHDL
3 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) LTE
3 7 (38.89%) Feature Driven Development
3 7 (38.89%) Digital Signal Processing
3 7 (38.89%) Signal Processing
4 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 5 (27.78%) Information Security
5 5 (27.78%) PKI
5 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) CISSP
5 5 (27.78%) IPsec
5 5 (27.78%) SSL
5 5 (27.78%) FIPS 140-2
5 5 (27.78%) Gemalto
5 5 (27.78%) Thales
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Python

Algorithms
Co-occurring 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) 3GPP
1 7 (38.89%) LTE
1 7 (38.89%) Wireless
2 5 (27.78%) IPsec
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) SpaceWire
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Avionics
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Senior DSP Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cryptography Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Scientist
3 2 (11.11%) Software Validation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) VHDL
2 5 (27.78%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (38.89%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
1 7 (38.89%) Signal Processing
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematical Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) CMMI
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) R
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) ANSI C
6 1 (5.56%) COBOL
6 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Gemalto
1 5 (27.78%) HP
1 5 (27.78%) Thales
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat