Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 86 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +38
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 8 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.69% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.98% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £281 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% -2.26% +0.76%
10th Percentile £129 £174 £296
90th Percentile £649 £676 £488
East of England median daily rate £513 £425 £345
% change year-on-year +20.59% +23.19% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £46.07

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 438 455 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.20% 34.95% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 227 271
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £164 £205
90th Percentile £588 £555 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £33.25 £16.40 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.71% +2.52% -50.77%
10th Percentile £13.90 £11.03 £10.68
90th Percentile £50.88 £46.50 £24.20
East of England median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% -36.67%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Watford +4 4 £135 -37.93% 2
Borehamwood - 1 £400 - 2
Algorithms
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (50.00%) SEO
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Google
1 4 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) WordPress
1 4 (50.00%) Social Media
1 4 (50.00%) Laravel
1 4 (50.00%) Link Building
1 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
1 4 (50.00%) Content Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Data Science
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive

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 4 (50.00%) WordPress
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) SEO Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Data Scientist
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (12.50%) OpenCV
2 1 (12.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Social Media
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
1 4 (50.00%) Content Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Link Building
1 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 4 (50.00%) SEO
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Science
2 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Vision
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) R
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google