Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 67 80
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 21 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.37% 1.94% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.01% 6.07% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £555 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +101.82% -0.90%
10th Percentile £278 £287 £263
90th Percentile £600 £733 £488
East of England median daily rate £538 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -2.27% +57.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -15.73%

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 524 428 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.16% 31.87% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 225 183
Hertfordshire median daily rate £395 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £150 £229
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £415 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 47
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.77% -41.74% +16.88%
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.75 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £22.70 £31.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -26.77% +40.91% +10.00%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 - 5 £285 - 5
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 - -
Algorithms
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 11 (52.38%) Python
1 11 (52.38%) Data Structures
2 10 (47.62%) Big Data
2 10 (47.62%) Mathematical Modelling
2 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
2 10 (47.62%) Scala
2 10 (47.62%) R
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Data Science
3 8 (38.10%) Retail
3 8 (38.10%) Machine Learning
4 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 7 (33.33%) Apache Pig
4 7 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 7 (33.33%) Open Source
4 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 6 (28.57%) C
6 5 (23.81%) 3GPP
6 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) CISSP
6 5 (23.81%) SSL
6 5 (23.81%) PKI
6 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) IPsec

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 7 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) 3GPP
1 5 (23.81%) IPsec
1 5 (23.81%) LTE
1 5 (23.81%) SSL
1 5 (23.81%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Big Data
2 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (38.10%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Data Scientist
2 5 (23.81%) DSP Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cryptography Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Data Structures
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) PKI
2 5 (23.81%) VHDL
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Science
1 10 (47.62%) Mathematical Modelling
1 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
2 8 (38.10%) Machine Learning
3 7 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 7 (33.33%) Open Source
4 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (23.81%) Feature Driven Development
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Signal Processing
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Exploratory Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) R
2 10 (47.62%) Scala
3 6 (28.57%) C
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Gemalto
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) Thales
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft