Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 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.

Analytical Skills
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 101 89 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.56% 6.62% 4.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.02% 20.70% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -6.98% +2.69%
10th Percentile £210 £175 £311
90th Percentile £583 £530 £519
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.16 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.16% -17.57% -13.95%
10th Percentile £12.07 £13.00 £16.01
90th Percentile £32.00 £17.10 £33.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.87% -32.22% -33.48%

Analytical Skills 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 531 430 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.48% 31.97% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 229 181
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £150 £228
90th Percentile £569 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £420 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +19.91% -11.33% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 47
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -39.53% +16.88%
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.50 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.90% +52.27% +25.71%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Watford -4 35 £375 -11.76% 6
Welwyn Garden City +3 17 £271 -1.55% 4
Hatfield +3 14 £500 +25.00% 13
Stevenage +2 8 £342 +13.83% 8
Rickmansworth - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £350 -23.27% 5
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Analytical Skills.

1 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.73%) SQL
3 25 (24.75%) Java
4 24 (23.76%) Finance
5 22 (21.78%) E-Commerce
6 18 (17.82%) Oracle
7 17 (16.83%) Linux
8 14 (13.86%) DB2
8 14 (13.86%) PHP
8 14 (13.86%) CRM
8 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (13.86%) DbVisualizer
9 12 (11.88%) Analytics
9 12 (11.88%) Project Management
10 11 (10.89%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (10.89%) Tomcat
11 10 (9.90%) IBM
11 10 (9.90%) ITIL
11 10 (9.90%) Validation
11 10 (9.90%) LoadRunner
11 10 (9.90%) Performance Testing
11 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
11 10 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (9.90%) Analytical Thinking
12 9 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (8.91%) AppDynamics
12 9 (8.91%) Dynatrace
12 9 (8.91%) Grafana
12 9 (8.91%) The Grinder

Analytical Skills
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 11 (10.89%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.91%) JBoss
2 9 (8.91%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.96%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.96%) Confluence
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) Drupal
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Magento
2 4 (3.96%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.98%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.99%) iTrent
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Veeva
2 3 (2.97%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) DDNS
1 4 (3.96%) DNS
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
1 4 (3.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.99%) DHCP
2 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.99%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.99%) Network Security
2 1 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) DB2
1 14 (13.86%) DbVisualizer
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.93%) Redis
4 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.96%) Power BI
6 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.98%) GIS
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.99%) Big Data
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
1 10 (9.90%) LoadRunner
2 9 (8.91%) JIRA
2 9 (8.91%) JMeter
2 9 (8.91%) The Grinder
3 7 (6.93%) Selenium
4 6 (5.94%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.96%) Firebug
6 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Marketing
2 9 (8.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (6.93%) Retail
4 5 (4.95%) Games
4 5 (4.95%) Law
5 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Analyst
2 19 (18.81%) Developer
3 11 (10.89%) Consultant
4 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Architect
6 6 (5.94%) Product Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Tester
7 5 (4.95%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Performance Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Applications Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Project Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Security Product Manager
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) Web Services
2 7 (6.93%) React
2 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (4.95%) .NET
3 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.95%) RESTful
3 5 (4.95%) Spring
3 5 (4.95%) XML
4 4 (3.96%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.96%) HTML
4 4 (3.96%) RESTEasy
4 4 (3.96%) Visualforce
5 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.97%) REST
5 3 (2.97%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
6 2 (1.98%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (1.98%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Fintech
2 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.96%) Life Science
4 4 (3.96%) Social Media
5 3 (2.97%) User Experience
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.98%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.98%) PMI
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.99%) Animation
7 1 (0.99%) Blog
7 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) FMCG
7 1 (0.99%) NHS
7 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) AIX
2 9 (8.91%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) E-Commerce
3 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (13.86%) CRM
4 12 (11.88%) Analytics
4 12 (11.88%) Project Management
5 10 (9.90%) Analytical Thinking
5 10 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (9.90%) ITIL
5 10 (9.90%) Performance Testing
5 10 (9.90%) Validation
6 9 (8.91%) DNA
6 9 (8.91%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (8.91%) Scrum
6 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.91%) Statistics
7 8 (7.92%) Open Source
7 8 (7.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.73%) SQL
2 25 (24.75%) Java
3 14 (13.86%) PHP
4 9 (8.91%) AWK
4 9 (8.91%) Perl
5 7 (6.93%) Ruby
6 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.96%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.98%) C#
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) R
9 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) CEH
2 4 (3.96%) CISSP
2 4 (3.96%) CSSLP
2 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ACCA
4 1 (0.99%) CCNP
4 1 (0.99%) CIMA
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.97%) GxP
3 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.98%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.99%) IFRS
4 1 (0.99%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.99%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.99%) XenApp
3 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) Grafana
2 8 (7.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (9.90%) IBM
4 9 (8.91%) AppDynamics
4 9 (8.91%) Dynatrace
4 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.91%) New Relic
4 9 (8.91%) SAP
5 8 (7.92%) hybris
6 4 (3.96%) Cisco
6 4 (3.96%) Coverity
6 4 (3.96%) Google
6 4 (3.96%) Infoblox
6 4 (3.96%) Intershop
6 4 (3.96%) Sun
6 4 (3.96%) Synopsys
6 4 (3.96%) Tableau
7 3 (2.97%) Citrix
8 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.99%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud