Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 86 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 18 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.29% 0.81% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.24% 2.58% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £575 £578
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% -0.43% +110.00%
10th Percentile £124 £331 £265
90th Percentile £475 £600 £735
East of England median daily rate £460 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -16.36% - +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £9.80 - £47.50

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 425 465 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.51% 31.53% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 263 236
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £216 £241 £150
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 26
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £12.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +82.14% -29.08%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £46.75 £50.60
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.45 £17.75
% change year-on-year +2.69% +15.21% -15.48%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 - 11 - - 5
Royston - 3 £450 -
Watford +1 2 £120 -26.15%
Algorithms
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 12 (66.67%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Wireless
2 9 (50.00%) C
2 9 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 9 (50.00%) LTE
3 7 (38.89%) Feature Driven Development
3 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) 5G
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) OOD
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) WordPress

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%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 9 (50.00%) LTE
1 9 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (38.89%) 5G
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) WCDMA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Avionics
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior SEO Executive
4 1 (5.56%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SEO Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SEO Executive
4 1 (5.56%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) CSS3
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) OOD
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Content Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (11.11%) Link Building
3 2 (11.11%) SEO
3 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) C
3 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Intel
2 1 (5.56%) Xilinx